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Significant step for firm

Brewer Innis & Gunn bolsters sales teams

Crawford Sinclair
Crawford Sinclair

Innis Gunn, the Edinburgh-based brewer, has appointed David Knowles as head of sales off-trade.

He brings more than12 years experience in FMCG brands in the convenience, cash and carry and multi-grocer channels.

Adam Walsh is appointed national account manager for on-trade sales and joins from Marston’s where he managed key accounts for seven years.

Jeremy Houston is promoted to head of sales (on-trade, Scotland), and Cameron Mackenzie-Wilde is now national account manager covering the on-trade in the South of England.

Supporting the sales team will be a new telesales, customer service and logistics team, based at the company’s HQ.

Crawford Sinclair, director of sales, commented: “We had an incredibly exciting, and undoubtedly transformational 2016 in the business, and our investment in our sales team is a significant step to build on this momentum in the trade and give our customers the support they need to grow their business and ours.  

“David and Adam bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm for the exciting opportunities in the craft beer category, and our new structure with Jeremy heading up the on-trade in Scotland ensures we are in an excellent position to drive our business forward across the UK market.”

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