Mark Riley has been promoted to sales director for the off-trade at premium spirits company Maxxium UK.

He will move up from the role of commercial operations director on 1 April, replacing David Everett, who is stepping down after 24 years.

“David has been very committed to Maxxium over many years and we wish him all the best for the future,” said MD Huw Pennell. “Mark brings to the role a wealth of industry knowledge and a strong customer focus.”