Andy joins the Company from Les Grands Chais de France where he excelled in the role of Business Manager, responsible for the development of GCF UK business and brands within the UK Off Trade sector for major accounts including Booker, Majestic Wine, Sainsburys and Waitrose.
Prior to Les Grands Chais de France, Andy worked for Seagram UK covering the complete wine and spirit portfolio for key national wholesale accounts. His wine ‘apprenticeship' was at Majestic Wine, where he was responsible for their most successful new store opening in Mayfair.
His recent achievements include: While working as Business manager for Les Grands Chais de France he was instrumental in increasing JP Chenet (the company's major wine brand) to almost 10 million bottles in less than three years. He also created and implemented key strategy in the wholesale sector resulting in a huge increase in sales of the 25cl single serve format.
In addition Andy also brings to the Company extensive first hand experience from the wine regions in France, Italy, Spain and California.