Seattle, WA. – The Odom Corporation is pleased to announce that Dick Barkett has been appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer. Barkett has held the position of COO since joining the company in 2001. He has more than thirty years of experience in the consumer goods industry, with companies such as The Coca-Cola Company and Haagen-Dazs.

The Odom Corporation is one of the Northwest’s leading beverage distributors of domestic, import and craft beers, as well as wines, spirits and soft drinks in Alaska, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. They represent over 400 beverage suppliers and more than 2,500 national, import and local brands.

“Dick has built an exceptionally effective operating team during his ten years with our company,” said John Odom, Chairman and CEO of the Odom Corporation. “His promotion to President and COO recognizes his leadership and contribution to our success. This appointment also represents our strong commitment to further growth and efficiency.”