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WSET appoints Kirsten Grant Meikle to Board of Trustees – Drinks Worldwide

Gibbons can be stepping down this month, after serving for 4 years as a WSET trustee.

Grant Meikle, who holds the WSET Stage 4 Diploma in Wines & Spirits, stated: “The formal {qualifications} WSET affords present a pathway for expertise within the wine and spirits business to develop and turn out to be the subsequent era of consultants. I’m an alumna myself and know first-hand how the assets supplied are invaluable to people and companies alike.”

Grant Meikle has spent greater than twenty years within the wine and spirits enterprise, after seven years at Matthew Clark the place she started in gross sales and ended up as wine vary controller, she joined William Grant & Sons UK in 2011 as head of on premise technique, to then turn out to be director of status. 

Grant Meikle moved to the corporate’s US operation as industrial technique director, then changing into regional supervisor for the State of Illinois. Now again within the UK and dealing for the corporate’s procurement workforce, she is a champion of ladies within the spirits business, serving to to shift the notion that whisky is a person’s drink. 

WSET chief govt Michelle Brampton stated: “I wish to thank Allen for his necessary contribution during the last 4 years. I’m more than happy to welcome Kirsten to the WSET Board of Trustees. Kirsten has priceless abilities and expertise to convey to the desk, particularly in serving to us to boost our understanding of the spirits business, develop the attain of our spirits {qualifications} and assist us to form our organisation for the longer term.”

WSET’s Board of Trustees is chaired by Simon McMurtrie, its different members are Miles Beale, Lulie Halstead, Dan Jago, Jo Locke MW, Jo Thornton and Sukhinder Singh.


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