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    Royal Buying Group Awards 2009 Vendors of the Year

    Winners chosen for service and programming in their category.

    BURR RIDGE, Ill. -- Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) awarded the 2009 Vendors of the Year at the 2010 Independent C-Store Expo. The company grants the awards to vendors who provide the highest level of service and programming in their category to Royal Buying Group's chain of independently operated convenience stores, college bookstores, truck stops/travel plazas, independently operated pharmacy locations, tobacco and liquor store locations, according to RBG.

    The following companies and contacts were honored with this award:

    Beverage Category
    Paul F. Meder, sales director - National Retail Sales, Anheuser-Busch

    Candy Category
    Robert Valladares, consumer business manager Convenience, Wrigley's Sales Co.

    General Merchandise Category
    Greg Foster, central sales manager, BIC Consumer Products

    Equipment Category
    Mary Agostini, sales manager, Midwest Region, Lancer Corp.

    Food Category
    Kathleen Byrd, director, Sales-Convenience Stores, Kraft Foods
    Jimmy Burns, national accounts manager, Kraft Foods

    Foodservice Category
    Stephen Douglas, national account manager Convenience Stores, Boyd Coffee Co.

    Snacks Category
    Mike Crutchfield, senior market manager, Kellogg's

    Tobacco Category
    Bob Sobieck, national chain account manager, Altadis U.S.A.

    Distributor Category
    Brady Freeman, vice president of Sales/National Accounts, Eby-Brown

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