Blain Lawson has been general manager and CEO of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch since 2013, overseeing a retail and wholesale beverage alcohol business and, since 2018, a retail and wholesale non-medical cannabis business. Previously, he served as president and CEO for Coast Wholesale Appliances, where he was successful at moving the organization forward through challenging economic times.
GM and CEO
BC Liquor Distribution Branch
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