Pepper joins Buckingham Vintners from LVMH, where he worked as a brand manager for Guerlain and most recently as retail marketing manager at Thomas Pink. He replaces Kathryn Allison and will head Buckingham Vintners marketing and PR departments.
The company has also appointed Doug Brown and Matthew Lindsley as national account managers. Brown was previously sales manager for the off-trade with Jackson Wine Estates International, while Lindsley was a national account manager at Freixenet.
Graham Sumeray, MD of Buckingham Vintners, said: “We want to be known as a highly innovative company by delivering exciting new brands based on customer and consumer insights. Jon, Doug and Matt will be part of a team bringing this strategy alive.”