Leadership Team

Michael Cleary

Managing Director

  • International & domestic beverages industry specialist
  • European & US Blue-Chip background: Pernod Ricard (Irish Distillers, Pernod Ricard Spain & The ABSOLUT Co.), Imperial Tobacco & Unilever
  • Previous Western Europe Regional Director with Mast Jägermeister
  • Team builder with strong marketing & brand focus

Christian Stindt

Marketing Director

  • 10+ years’ industry experience
  • Communications background with commercial and brand building experience across Western European markets
  • Strong believer in consumer centricity and relevant, effective messaging

Brett Keartland

Finance Director

  • 15+ years within the drinks industry
  • SABMiller (South Africa), Pernod Ricard and Accolade Wines
  • Managed multiple brand and business acquisition and integration projects

Katie Benham

Head Of HR

  • 20 years’ experience as an HR professional across a number of different industries.
  • Competent, dedicated professional with a huge amount of passion for people, who she believes are the most valuable assets in any business.
  • Anticipates and meets the changing needs of the workforce throughout the employee lifecycle championing career and professional growth whilst maintaining a healthy working environment, both physically and mentally.
  • Reliable, loyal and strategic thinking team member with the ability to communicate effectively, make a difference and put people at the heart of the business.