UK: Pernod Ricard wine chief to head LIWF, Distil
Blair will head the advisory board for the shows, which will take place together on 12-14 May this year, organisers announced today (23 January).
Fiona Corfield, the beer, wine and spirits buyer for Palmer and Harvey and previous buyer for Sainsbury's, will also join the advisory board.
The full advisory board for 2009 will be:
Mr Nick Blair (Chairman), Wine Director, Pernod Ricard UK
Ms Dee Blackstock MW, Central Wine Buyer, Waitrose
Ms Fiona Corfield, Buyer - Beers, Wines and Spirits, Palmer and Harvey
Mr Jason Danciger, Consultant, Passion Directive
Mr Frédéric Julia, General Manager, Vertumne International Associés
Mr Allan Cheesman, Consultant, Sainsburys Supermarkets
Ms Ann Burgaz-Schmidt, Purchasing Manager, Systembolaget, Sweden
Mr Andrew Firth, Managing Director, Playford Ros
Mr Christoph Mack, Director, Mack & Schühle AG
Mr Frank Poot, Director, Poot Agenturen B.V
Mr James Murray, Director, LIWF, Brintex
Mr Malcolm Taylor, Managing Director, Brintex
Mr Will Broadfoot, Marketing Director, LIWF, Brintex
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