Position: MD Company: Allied Domecq Wines The job: McKinnon will manage the newly created company, which will begin trading on June 1. She will oversee the sales and marketing of Allied Domecq's still and sparkling wine portfolio and be responsible for brands such as Montana, Marquez de Arienzo and William Hill. Allied Domecq UK md Chris Heath said: "This significantly enhances Allied Domecq's offering to customers and consumers. I look forward to a strong partnership with Loraine in developing our business in the UK." President of Allied Domecq Wines David Scotland commented: "I am delighted to announce the establishment of Allied Domecq Wines. The creation of a dedicated and skilled wine capability, led by Loraine McKinnon, is critical to the future development of our UK premium wine portfolio." Background: McKinnon was Montana marketing manager from 1987, moving to the UK in 1992 to establish UK and European business for the brand. She began her career at the New Zealand Dairy Board in 1980, rising from technical officer to product manager. She went on to become senior product manager for Kraft Foods subsidiary Butland industries in 1985. responsible for cheese, jam and spreads. {{PEOPLE MOVES }}

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