Quintessential Brands, the international spirits group, announces the appointment of Simon Williams as Group Operations Director, with immediate effect. Simon has worked in global Supply Chain Management for over 25 years and will be responsible for Quintessential Brands’ group manufacturing operations including L&L in France, First Ireland Spirits in Ireland and G&J Distillers in the UK, as well as all aspects of group supply chain, customer service, NPD and procurement. In addition, Simon will head up the B2B and contract supply sales group, representing each of the supply businesses.
Simon joins Quintessential Brands from Accolade Wines where, as Chief Supply Chain Officer, he was responsible for global Demand Planning, Procurement, Global Manufacturing, Logistics and S&OP.
Warren Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Quintessential Brands Group says “We are delighted to welcome Simon to our senior management team. He was recently recognised as one of the 100 most influential logisticians in the UK and brings a wealth of experience to our busy production facilities across three countries.”
For further information, please contact:
Amanda Moorhouse, Quintessential Brands PR
+44 7974 197909
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