Grand Prairie, Texas, March 3, 2022 —Republic National Distributing Company, the national distributor and broker of premium wine and spirits, today announced the appointment of Sanjay Shringarpure as our new Chief Information Officer, based in Atlanta, Ga. and reporting to CEO Nick Mehall. As CIO, Shringarpure is charged with helping RNDC accelerate RNDC’s digital footprint, deliver on ERP modernization, standardize data models and identify new technologies to position RNDC into the future.

“Sanjay’s experience with a supplier, combined with his work at financial institutions, make him uniquely qualified to take on the role of CIO for a beverage alcohol wholesale distributor,” Mehall said. “He will be a great addition to our leadership team.”

With more than eight years of experience at E.&J. Gallo Winery, Shringarpure led the Global Information Services organization to provide IT delivery and support. He was head of a corporate Business Process Excellence organization focused on architecting IT strategy to deliver competitive business advantage. He also guided enterprise-wide IT Project Management and Quality Assurance for the company, as well as served as a key member of the M&A opportunity and integration team.

“I am excited to join RNDC and am eager to get started,” Shringarpure said. “It’s a unique opportunity to help drive digitization and reduce process and technical debt across the company.”

Prior to joining Gallo, Shringarpure held leadership positions at ING, which later became Voya Financial. He begins his new role Monday, March 7, 2022.


About Republic National Distributing Company  

As a top beverage alcohol distributor in the nation, RNDC’s national reach helps suppliers by building strategic relationships with on- and off-premise customers to elevate their brands and reach their target consumers. RNDC currently operates in the District of Columbia and 37 states across the United States, with the expected addition of the New York market in 2022. To learn more, visit or contact Reace Smith, Vice President, Corporate Communications at