Majestic boss to chair WSTA

18 July, 2008

Retiring Majestic Wine chief executive Tim How has been named as the Wine & Spirit Trade Association’s next chairman.

He will replace Christopher Carson, who has held the position since April.

How said: “It is an honour to be asked to be chairman of the WSTA and I hope my many years of experience in the business will benefit colleagues as we work to promote the industry.

“I’d like to pay tribute to Christopher for leading the WSTA over the last few years and broadening industry support for the trade body during a period of growing public and government interest in the drinks industry.”

Carson said: “I have worked with Tim for many years and wish him well. Now more than ever the industry needs a strong voice and I know that Tim, with his significant wealth of knowledge of the industry, will continue to provide solid leadership to the WSTA.”




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

The shops that stand out from the madding crowd

The judges met last week to sort out the winners in the independent categories of our 2018 Drinks Retailing Awards. The results are top secret until the awards dinner on February 6 but it’s giving nothing away to report that the overall standard of those that will be revealed in the shortlist of finalists in the January issue of DRN is higher than it’s ever been.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Twitter