New management structure at Accolade

Accolade Wines, which is the fifth largest global wine company, is to split the existing role of European commercial general manager into two, covering mainland Europe and UK & Ireland, to focus better on these two strategically crucial markets.

Codorníu makes new appointments

UK: Grupo Codorníu has made four appointments. Carolyn d’Aguilar and Susannah Bearne move internally to roles in the marketing department while Jake Crimmin and Tom Barton join the UK sales team.

Nikka names 2nd finalist in Perfect Serve contest

Japanese whisky brand, Nikka, has named the second finalist of its international cocktail competition, The Nikka Perfect Serve.

Beam appoints mixables manager

Beam Global has appointed Debora Boyda to the role of general manager of the Mixables Category Business Team (CBT). 

Beam appoints bourbon manager

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has appointed Christopher G. Bauder to the role of bourbon category business team (CBT) general manager.

Rémy Cointreau GTR adds Eades

Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail (GTR) has appointed Lynsey Eades as key account manager for Europe

Foster's appoints CMO

Foster's Group has announced the appointment of Andy Gibson to the role of chief marketing officer. Andy is expected to start in the role on November 1.

Aspall invests £4m and restructures business

UK cider producer Aspall is to restructure its business and invest £4m following “40% volume growth” last year.

Brown Brothers appoints UK brand manager

Australian winery Brown Brothers has appointed Rachel Herrig as brand manager to “drive the brand’s development in the UK and Ireland”.

Glenglassaugh splits distillery manager role

The Glenglassaugh Distillery Company has appointed Mhairi McDonald and Graeme Morrison, to together fill the out-going role of distillery manager.

Bacardi appoints trio of directors

The Bacardi Global Travel Retail Division has announced three director-level appointments in a bid to “create a leadership team with a wealth of experience and global expertise”.

Ian Macleod appoints business development manager

Ian Macleod Distillers has appointed Danielle Murphy as business development manager at its Scotland-based sales team.

Clink! appoints operations manager

Clink! Wines, distributors to the UK and mainland Europe, has appointed Mariola Martinez as operations manager.

Ara appoints sales and marketing GM

Ara, the Malborough-based New Zealand winery, has appointed Matthew Adams to the role of sales and marketing general manager.

Rémy Cointreau TRA appoints marketing manager

Santiago Quevedo has been appointed to the position of trade marketing manager and brand ambassador at Rémy Cointreau Travel Retail Americas (RCTRA).

Former Wine Australia boss joins Wine Intelligence

Former Wine Australia boss Paul Henry is to join wine research company Wine Intelligence as associate director.

Saxco appoints quality assurance manager

Saxco, a US-based group of packaging companies affiliated to Saxco International, has appointed James Hartman as quality assurance manager.

Concha y Toro is the official wine of Manchester United

Concha y Toro, the largest wine producer in South America, has announced a deal with the Manchester United for its wine brands to become the official wine of the world famous football club.

Campari revamps Cinzano

Gruppo Campari has redesigned its Cinzano range of three aperitif/cocktail wines . The aim of the redesign is to ‘revitalise brand image and create a more contemporary and approachable positioning’.

Australia: Beelgara moves into Europe

Australia: Wine exporter Beelgara has appointed Jaap Sonnemans as its new European market manager.

Glenglassaugh makes new appointment

Scotland: The Glenglassaugh distillery has appointed a new customer account manager. Ronnie Routledge will take the post from April 6.