Rob Samuels, left, will take over as president of Maker's Mark on Friday, when his dad, Bill Samuels, retires after the running of the Maker's Mark Mile at Keeneland. Bill Samuels will be a brand ambassador.
Rob Samuels, left, will take over as president of Maker's Mark on Friday, when his dad, Bill Samuels, retires after the running of the Maker's Mark Mile at Keeneland. Bill Samuels will be a brand ambassador.
Rob Samuels, left, will take over as president of Maker's Mark on Friday, when his dad, Bill Samuels, retires after the running of the Maker's Mark Mile at Keeneland. Bill Samuels will be a brand ambassador.

Maker's Mark leadership to change, but it stays in the Samuels family

April 11, 2011 12:00 AM

UPDATED April 11, 2011 10:58 AM

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