BARON ELIE ROBERT DE ROTHSCHILD, 9O, who helped France’s renowned Rothschild winemaking and banking dynasty recover from the ravages of World War II, died August 6 while vacationing at his Austrian hunting lodge. He had been on a hunting trip at his lodge near the Alpine village of Scharnitz outside... Read More
MAGGIE LAPCEWICH has been appointed as President, National Accounts. In this role, Lapcewich will lead Diageo North America’s beer, wine and spirits business with large national on- and off-premise customers. She has been with Diageo for 15 years serving in a variety of commercial roles, most recently as the General... Read More
ROB SANDS has been named Chief Executive Officer in addition to his existing responsibilities of President and COO. He takes over the position from his brother Richard Sands who will remain Chairman of the Board. Also, JOSE FERNANDEZ will be promoted to the new position of Chief Executive Officer for... Read More
GREG REES has been appointed Director of Marketing & Communications, National Accounts. Greg comes to Moet Hennessy after nine years as Marketing Manager at Olive Garden Restaurants.
CHRIS KENNEDY has been hired as the organization’s new Communications and Public Affairs Manager. In his new position, Kennedy will serve as the primary point of contact for all trade media inquiries directed to WSWA. Kennedy will also work closely with every department within WSWA’s office, focusing heavily on enlivening... Read More