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News Alert: Kraig Naasz Leaving The Distilled Spirits Council

April 27, 2018

Kraig Naasz has resigned as president and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council, effective in June, the group said. Naasz is going to Washington2 Advocates (W2A), a lobbying firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Bellevue, Washington, where he has worked in the past.

Naasz joined the Distilled Spirits Council in January 2016 after serving as the chief executive of the American Frozen Food Institute, Fertilizer Institute, National Mining Association, and U.S. Apple Association. He also worked for nearly a decade on Capitol Hill in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

The Distilled Spirits Council said it’s launching an executive search for a new leader.—David Fleming

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