Mark Tinsley has become UK off-trade director at E&J Gallo Winery.

Tinsley moves up from the role of business unit manager for grocery at Gallo, where he has worked for 15 years.

He will be responsible for developing Gallo's sales within the grocery and impulse sectors, reporting to David Bradley, Western European regional sales director. He will be supported by Nick Elkin and Ian Thomas, who have been promoted to grocery and retail development controller and impulse channel controller, respectively.

"Mark has been an integral part of the UK sales team for many years and a key driver behind our continued growth," said Bradley.