David Whan, regional sales director for the north of England at Diageo, has left to join fine wine shipper Hayman Barwell Jones as sales director.
He replaces David Loosemore, who has moved to the legal profession.
Whan will sit on HBJ’s board, having previously worked for Diageo for five years. He is one
of five new recruits for HBJ. Martin Allen, who joins from Myliko Wines where he was account manager, has been appointed to the newly created role of director of national accounts. He will work with brands such as Firebird Legend, Trapiche and Nederburg.
Antonia Lloyd has joined from Majestic Wine, where she was assistant manager of its Ealing branch, to fill the new role of marketing co-ordinator.
Rob Allen, previously London on-trade salesman at Forth Wines, and Will Duke, previously sales manager at CG Bull and Taylor, join HBJ’s London on-trade sales team.