Press Release March 5th, 2018

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Beer Cats Names Grayson Shepard as CFO and Import Director

Tokyo, Japan: Today Beer Cats KK is delighted to announce and welcome Grayson Shepard as its new Chief Financial Officer and Import Director effective March, 2018. Grayson will oversee the company’s financial planning as well as managing the import logistics and operations.

“Beer Cats has a strong reputation for quality and integrity with a great portfolio of craft brands,” Grayson said. “I look forward to maintaining that reputation while expanding the business to reach even more craft beer, cider and spirits lovers here in Japan.”

Grayson joins Beer Cats having nearly eight years of experience in marketing and management strategy in the pharmaceutical and IT industries. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with majors in Government and Japanese from Georgetown University and has also studied at Waseda University.  Grayson is fluent in both English and Japanese and has spent over 10 years in Japan.

“Grayson has a passion for great beer, the story each brand tells, and the growing craft beer community worldwide.” says CEO and Managing Director Todd Stevens. “I look forward to Grayson bringing his considerable experience and passion to Beer Cats.”

Beer Cats KK, founded in October 2013, is a mid-sized importer of fine craft beers, ciders and spirits from North America and Europe to Japan, with brands including Schooner EXACT Brewing Company, Elysian Brewing Company, Benchmark Brewing, and Council Brewing.

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