“I’m very a lot trying ahead to this new position at Royal Dutch Distillers, and continued partnership with Blue Ridge Wine and Spirits. Collectively we’ll construct upon the earlier progress of Royal Dutch Distillers’ portfolio in the US, and take the manufacturers to the following stage,” says Brian Thomas.
Brian brings over 20 years of trade expertise in gross sales, importation, and distributor administration in all markets by means of the US. He began at RDD because the Illinois Market Supervisor in 2016, and was quickly awarded bigger obligations within the Midwest, and have become Director of Gross sales Western U.S. in 2018. In 2019, he was named Director of Gross sales of the U.S.
“I’m very happy that we had been capable of recruit our long-time Gross sales Director Brian Thomas for the place of COO. Brian not solely understands our firm very nicely, but additionally has a deep data of the US spirit market. I’m satisfied that he’ll additional broaden the success of our manufacturers within the U.S. by following our world imaginative and prescient to ‘Personal the Cocktail,’” shares Mark de Witte, CEO of De Kuyper Royal Distillers.
The family-owned world firm De Kuyper Royal Distillers, well-known from the worldwide market-leading model in cocktail liqueurs, brings in additional than 325 years of experience in creating top quality liqueurs. The Dutch Distiller persistently pursues its imaginative and prescient to “Personal the Cocktail” and permits everybody to take pleasure in nice cocktails every time. Being among the many world’s main liqueur distilleries, curiosity and fervour for the distilled product are the fixed driving power behind progressive and profitable new product developments. The household enterprise obtained the distinguished “Liqueur Producer of the Yr” award from the internationally main ISC in 2022 for the fourth yr in a row subsequent to many trophies and awards for his or her spirits and liqueurs.
Royal Dutch Distillers is a 100% subsidiary of De Kuyper Royal Distillers headquartered in Schiedam (The Netherlands). RDD specializes within the gross sales and advertising of ultra-premium, bartender-focused spirits and cream-based wines comparable to Mandarine Napoléon, the wealthy and distinctive mixture of mandarin and cognac, since 1892, Heering Cherry Liqueur, bartender’s selection with greater than 200-years of historical past, Rutte gin and genever, Fiorito Limoncello, Bébo Cuban Espresso Liqueur and America’s well-known ChocoVine vary.