John Wakely
Leading global drinks analyst John Wakely has been nominated for membership of the board at Facile & Co AB, the Swedish brand owner of seriously…vodka.

Rated consistently as a leading drinks analyst in Europe and in 1990 voted Best Spirits Analyst in London, Wakely is managing director at London-based Lehman Brothers with primary responsibility for the European drinks industry and the US wine and spirits industry.

Commenting on his nomination, chairman at Facile & Co Philip Diklev said: "John Wakely will be a valuable addition to the board at Facile & Co. He knows better than most what it takes to succeed in this industry and better than almost anyone, the value of that success."