Cott Names new Ceo, expands U.s. Business
North Lake Wines will have a portfolio of 35 brands, including Paul Masson table wines, Taylor California Cellars, J. Roget, Viña Santa Carolina, Marcus James, Dunnewood, Heritage and Great Western. It also will incorporate the business formerly handled by Batavia Wine Cellars. Tim Richenberg will serve as president of North Lake Wines.
Canandaigua Wine Co. has streamlined its portfolio to focus on 22 nationally distributed brands. Bill Encherman has become president and Jim Kocoloski has been named senior vice president and national sales manager of that division.
Pacific Wine Partners portfolio of brands will remain largely unchanged. Ben Dollard has been tapped as president of that division, and David Kelly will serve as senior vice president.
The company’s new channel management group will include off-premise and on-premise national accounts, international sales, category management and business information. It will represent brands from all three companies, and work with large supermarket and restaurant chains. Abbot Wolfe will serve as senior vice president of the group, Joe Castrilli vice president of off-premise national accounts, John Heinz vice president of on-premise national accounts, Doug Kahle vice president of international, and Rob Oberhofer vice president, category management and business information.
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