Dmitry Efimov

President & CEO of Kentucky Owl Bourbon

Dmitry Efimov has twenty-five years of international business experience.  Currently residing in Miami, Florida, he is the CEO of Alvisa USA, the US subsidiary of Spanish wine & spirits group Alcoholes y Vinos SA. Before that Dmitry was the president of SPI North America, a portfolio company of the Stoli Group, one of the world’s leading premium international spirits businesses known worldwide for its Stolichnaya vodka brand. Mr. Efimov’s responsibilities included being the President and CEO of Kentucky Owl Bourbon, an ultra-premium bourbon, and overseeing that company’s development of a new distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky.  


This assignment followed two years as Group CEO of SPI Group S.a.r.L in Luxembourg.   


Mr. Efimov’s international business experience is similarly extended and impressive.  He has served as General Manager for Coca-Cola’s Ukraine and Belarus subsidiaries, as well as Group Brand Manager for Danone Russia.  These international postings followed more than six years in the United States as brand manager for Kraft/Heinz (Newport, Kentucky) and Proctor&Gamble (Dayton, Ohio). 


Efimov is a holder of two undergraduate degrees, from Moscow State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, and the University of Pittsburgh, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing and Political Science.  He also holds an MBA in Marking from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.