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Our People

Natural Leaders and Entrepreneurs

This is an exciting time for the business: we have an unrivalled level of industry experience, knowledge and insight that will allow us to develop market-leading premium drinks solutions for our customers. Across the business we are big on knowledge, product passion and energy, and have built a team of people who will shape the future of the industry.

Operating as one, in an industry driven by reputation, quality and ultimately a fine balance of ingredients, we represent a formidable pairing with a market-leading offering and quality service proposition.

Under this dynamic leadership, Enotria&Coe continues to focus on providing the very best wines and spirits to the UK trade. This unparalleled portfolio, when coupled with a state-of-the-art warehouse, means that the future certainly looks bright.

Troy Christensen

Troy Christensen, CEO

Former Chief Executive at Accolade wines and, before that, President at Constellation Europe, Troy has a wealth of experience and a dynamic way of working that could shape the future of the industry. Since his return to the UK and arrival at Enotria in 2014, he has considerably upped the pace, moving the company into a new state-of-the-art warehouse, upgrading the internal systems and most recently acquiring Coe Vintners and launching the new business under Enotria&Coe.

Matt Davies
Mike Beavan
Jon Pepper

Matt Davies

Commercial Director - On Trade

Matt joined us from his MD role at Coe Vintners to become Commercial Director - On Trade. Matt’s experience dates back to his days handling On Trade Sales and National Accounts at Allied Domecq, and his progression through Coe Vintners to Managing Director has built many loyal partnerships, alongside knowledge that will further strengthen the future of the combined business.

 

Mike Beavan

Marketing Director

Mike joined Enotria this year from Coe Vintners to head up our Marketing Team. After a varied career developing restaurant brands, he worked at J. Wray & Nephew for Appleton Jamaica Rum, and more recently at Inspirit Brands. Mike’s innumerable contacts and expertise within the world of spirits provide the perfect springboard for Enotria&Coe and the combined new business.

Jon Pepper MW

Buying & Retail Director

Jon rose rapidly through the ranks at Buckingham Schenk, beginning in 2006 as Marketing Manager, then to Commercial Director, becoming Managing Director in 2010. He has a strong track record of developing, launching and marketing premium brands, as well as vast experience and insight to drive the strategy, direction and shape of the Enotria&Coe portfolio.

John Hearn
Gemma Bolton
Tim Hobbs

John Hearn

Commercial Director - Off Trade and International

John was previously with Diageo Percy Fox before joining the Leadership Team. He has been instrumental in growing market share in his previous roles, and also has experience developing market-leading brands. He is a fantastic addition to the team as we adopt some bold and exciting moves with our Channel Strategy.

Gemma Bolton

Director of HR

As a chartered member of the CIPD, Gemma has a range of skills across all disciplines of HR. Gemma joined Enotria as a member of the Leadership team in 2013 and is responsible for the company’s People Strategy encompassing Learning and Development, Reward & Benefits, Payroll and Recruitment. Since joining the wine and spirits business Gemma has willingly embraced the industry by participating (and passing) her WSET level 1 and 2 certificates.

Tim Hobbs

Head of S&OP

Tim has 21 years of FMCG experience in planning & supply chain practises in multiple geographies. He runs our Sales & Operations Planning processes and has implemented our enhanced Forecasting and Supply planning solution - getting the right product to the right place at the right time to satisfy customer demand is what he is about.


Martin Coughlin

Martin Coughlin

Operations Director

Martin manages our Warehouse and Distribution as Operations Director. Previously at DHL, where he gained nine years of experience, Martin runs our unique in-house distribution and state-of-the-art warehouse, and has overseen the company through a complete system upgrade, giving us scalability and allowing us to adapt to the changing needs of our customer base.