HARRISON, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasternak Wine Imports today announced the appointment of David Brown to the role of Chief Sales Officer, effective September 9, 2013.
In this role, David will be responsible for leading the Pasternak Sales team and will work closely with the Pasternak customer and distributor network to drive growth of the Pasternak fine wine portfolio across all channels.
David brings to Pasternak over 22 years of consumer package goods and fine wine experience. He has held executive sales roles with Proctor & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Mars Inc. and most recently with Treasury Wine Estates, where he served as Vice President Sales, National Accounts On and Off Premise. In this role, he was responsible for rebuilding the national accounts team and leading the sales and innovation launches of their global fine wine portfolio, including Beringer, Chateau St Jean, Stags' Leap, Castello di Gabbiano, Lindemans, Matua and Penfolds. He was also responsible for creating the company's Trade Marketing department.
"We are delighted to welcome David to Pasternak Wine Imports, as Chief Sales Officer", said Stephen Brauer, President and CEO of Pasternak Wine Imports. "I am confident David will be a significant asset to the Pasternak Wine Imports team, as he is a proven leader and a seasoned sales professional, with exceptional trade relationships and a track record of growing brands."
"I am looking forward to working with the Pasternak portfolio of fine wines and with their valued suppliers. With new leadership at the company, this is an exciting juncture for Pasternak and a unique opportunity to take the company to new heights of sales and distribution," added Mr. Brown.
Brown is a graduate of The Ohio State University where he captained the football team, before being recruited by the Atlanta Falcons.
About Pasternak Wine Imports, LLC
Founded in 1988, Pasternak Wine Imports is a national importer, focused on premium, terroir-based wines from the most influential wine regions, including France, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand and California. Headquartered in Harrison, NY, the company distributes its fine wine portfolio in all fifty states.
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