Quintessential Brands Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Jonathan Marsh as Managing Director for Quintessential Brand Spirits Solutions. Marsh will also be a member of the Quintessential Brands Group Executive Team.
Marsh has worked in the drinks industry for 21 years and joins Quintessential Brands from Beam Suntory, where he led the commercial teams across Western and Northern Europe for five years, continuously driving the company’s growth year-on-year. In addition to his time working for Beam Suntory (and formerly Allied Domecq), Jonathan successfully led the development of their B2B culinary business, Thomas Lowndes & Co Ltd. Jonathan’s experience also spans roles at Diageo & Britvic.
Recognising the immense potential in Quintessential Brands’ commercial products business, Jona-than is bringing his vast industry experience, entrepreneurial spirit and is quickly establishing a clear, cohesive, global strategy for Quintessential Brands Spirits Solutions that will ensure the fu-ture success of the business.
Enzo Visone, founder and Chairman of Quintessential Brands, comments “I’m delighted to wel-come Jonathan to Quintessential Brands. On first meeting Jonathan, I was struck by his passion for our industry and his clear commercial acumen, but also by his evident leadership skills and ability to inspire. These qualities make him an excellent fit for our business and in particular, the ideal per-son to lead our commercial products business and ensure its future success worldwide. There re-mains significant opportunity in this industry for Quintessential Brands and with Jonathan on board, I am very excited about what we can achieve in the years ahead.”
Quintessential Brands was established in 2011 by former Gruppo Campari CEO, Enzo Visone, and entrepreneur, Warren Scott. The duo have made it their mission to create an independent, inter-national spirits business, respected for both its enviable portfolio of premium brands and its world-class manufacturing capabilities. With unrivalled heritage and expertise, the company crafts au-thentic brands and products with provenance for customers around the world today and employs over 300 people across the world.
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ABOUT QUINTESSENTIAL BRANDS
The Quintessential Brands Group delivers a diverse portfolio of quality international spirits with unrivalled heritage and craftsmanship. Founded in 2011 by Enzo Visone, former CEO of Gruppo Campari, and former investment banker, Warren Scott, The Quintessential Brands Group is made up of the Quintessential Brands Company; G&J Distillers, the world’s oldest gin distiller; Essential Drinks Company, the business-to-business supply division; Marblehead, the UK brand agency; L&L in France, a leading manufacturer of fruit spirits and liqueurs and Quintessential Brands Ireland, which includes First Ireland Spirits and the Dublin Whiskey Company.
Quintessential Brands portfolio includes Greenall’s The Original London Dry Gin, BLOOM London Dry Gin, Thomas Dakin Small Batch Gin, Berkeley Square London Dry Gin, and Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin, which are all produced by G&J Distillers. The Dubliner Irish Whiskey, The Dublin Liberties Oak Devil and Copper Alley Irish Whiskies, Feeney’s Irish Cream Liqueur and O’Mara’s Irish Country Cream. Alizé Passion Liqueurs, Toussaint Coffee Rum Liqueur and Baron Clovignac Cognac. www.quintessentialbrands.com