John Esposito joins Amber Beverage Group

21st May, 2020 by Nicola Carruthers

Amber Beverage Group (ABG) has appointed former High West Distillery CEO John Esposito as a non-executive director.

John Esposito

John Esposito has joined Amber Beverage Group as non-executive director

Esposito brings 40 years of leadership experience in the spirits industry. He has served as the CEO of Real McCoy Spirits and Bacardi North America, as well as president of Stoli Group USA, president and CEO of Schieffelin & Somerset and Moet Hennessy USA.

Esposito was also the president of US distributor Premier Beverage of Florida.

Last year, Esposito was named chairman of Vermont-based rye whiskey producer WhistlePig and chairman of the board at Gem & Bolt Mezcal.

“With John’s vast leadership experience and expertise in the industry we expect ABG to unlock new business opportunities in several key strategic markets,” said Mark Garber, chairman of ABG’s supervisory board.

“We highly value John’s previous achievements whilst working with premium brands and are keen to explore the factors that could positively affect the company and our business environment.”

Esposito added: “I am very happy to be joining the ABG board and to be working with such an outstanding organisation.

“Amber Beverage Group is well positioned in a number of areas in the wine and spirits industry where I believe my experience can be helpful, as we set our sights on continued growth and expansion.”

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