President & CEO, MHW
Seminar: Panel 3

John Beaudette has been immersed in the beverage alcohol industry for over 30 years. Mr. Beaudette is President and CEO of MHW – the leading national beverage alcohol import, distribution, and service company providing solutions to wineries, breweries, and distilleries in the US and throughout the world. MHW currently services 300 + clients representing thousands of beverage alcohol brands.


During his career Mr. Beaudette held executive positions withPepsiCo Inc. and its affiliate company Monsieur Henri Wines Ltdin the distribution of Stolichnaya™ Vodka and other Wine and Spirit brands. Additionally Mr. Beaudette worked at Somerset Importers Ltd., US importers of Tanqueray™, Johnnie Walker™, and other spirit brands. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of The National Association of Beverage Importers Inc. (NABI) in Washington DC as the Chairman Emeritus.

Mr. Beaudette is a frequent speaker and lecturer at beverage alcohol events around the world. He holds a BS in Accounting from Villanova University and passed the Certified Public Accountant exam in New York.