Blog: Olly WehringLIWF & Distil 2010 - All the Fun of the Fair

Olly Wehring | 18 May 2010

I'm still chuckling over a comment from our very good friend Chris Carson, the former chairman of Constellation Europe and current CEO of Italian wine cooperative, Gruppo Italiano Vini.

He seems to be enjoying his new position, which he assumed two years ago, and isn't missing his Constellation days too much.

“When you're running a company the size of Constellation,” he says, “it's difficult to find time to put your foot on the ball, take a look around and see where to ... lay it off.”


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