Napa, Calif. (June 25, 2012) ©¤ Derek Bromley has been appointed Senior Director of Marketing for The Hess Collection, and will oversee marketing, hospitality and direct to consumer efforts for all wineries and brands within the portfolio, including The Hess Collection, Artezin, MacPhail Family Wines and Sequana. He will also guide the domestic marketing efforts for the Hess Family Estates international wineries, including Peter Lehmann from Australia, Colom¨¦ and Amalaya from Argentina, and Glen Carlou from South Africa.
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Most recently Bromley led a team managing the luxury brands portfolio of Treasury Wine Estates. Earlier, he served as Director of Sales & Marketing for Lynmar Estate in Sebastopol, and as a Brand Manager for LVMH/Domaine Chandon.
Gary Bulger, President of The Hess Collection, noted ¡°success in this challenging business environment requires great expertise in growing and producing our wines, marketing them, and finally bringing them to market with great sales conviction. I¡¯m confident that Derek will bring added strength and new vitality to our marketing team, and we look forward to his contributions.¡±
After completing his degree at the famed hospitality program at Cornell University, Bromley served as a Beverage Director and Sommelier for the Myriad Restaurant Group in New York, which includes the internationally renowned Nobu and Tribeca Grill. He co-founded BevAccess, a pioneering business to business exchange for the global drinks industry, and also served as Vice President, Marketing for VinTrust, a luxury wine asset management service for collectors, boutique wineries and exclusive restaurants.
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Hess Family Estates produces terroir driven wines on four continents, and includes the wines of The Hess Collection on Mount Veeder in the Napa Valley; Artezin from California¡¯s North Coast; Sequana, highlighting Sonoma¡¯s Russian River Valley and the Santa Lucia Highlands of the Central Coast; MacPhail Family Wines, with Pinot Noir expressions from California and Oregon¡¯s greatest growing regions; Peter Lehmann wines from Australia¡¯s Barossa Valley; Colom¨¦ and Amalaya from the Salta Province of Argentina; and Glen Carlou from Paarl, South Africa.
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