S. Abraham & Sons (SAS) has announced that George Predick — regional vice president for Wisconsin and Illinois — has retired as of May 31.
Predick began his career with SAS in 1989 as new business development manager for Wisconsin and Illinois. He was later promoted to vice president of sales for Illinois and in 2002 was promoted to vice president of sales for Illinois and Wisconsin.
He was a member of Kiwanis Club, graduated from Hershey’s Steps Program, was an active member of the Wisconsin Association of Distributors and served as board member and past president of the Illinois Association of Wholesale Distributors. He also attended The Four Pillars of Success Program during his time at SAS.
Predick is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and has worked in the industry since 1974, beginning at Bambas Tobacco Co., which later was purchased by Core-Mark International where he was a district manager. Predick is active in his church community and enjoys spending time with his three children and five grandsons.
Imperial Trading Co. and S. Abraham & Sons provide marketing, distribution and technology solutions to convenience retailers. Their service area extends from the United States and Canada border to the Gulf of Mexico where they service over 5,000 retail locations. Imperial Trading Co. and S. Abraham & Sons have six distribution centers serving 20 states and are headquartered in Elmwood, La.