Shields Meneley Partners is pleased to announce that Mr. Paul Janicki has joined Sierra Nevada Brewing Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Janicki was recruited to lead the strategic, financial and business activities and initiatives to support the company’s next generation of growth. Mr. Janicki’s background is diverse across industries and businesses, including a global Fortune 50 corporation, mid-cap private companies, and entrepreneurial ventures. Prior to being appointed CFO of Sierra Nevada, Mr. Janicki served as CFO for Roquette America, a European producer of carbohydrate-based products for the nutrition, food/beverage, industrial and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Janicki served in various financial and business roles with The Dow Chemical Company including CFO and COO in specialty lines of business, divisions and strategic investments.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is America’s premier artesian brewer. It is privately held with 750 employees. It is headquartered in Chico, CA and recently launched a new east coast facility. The company began in 1980 with a humble, hand-built brewhouse and quickly became a pioneer in the craft brewing industry. Over its 30+ year history, Sierra Nevada has remained true to its roots and committed to producing only the finest ales and lagers possible. Today Sierra Nevada is America’s longest-running craft start-up, and boasts the number one best-selling craft brand in the country – the legendary flagship, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.