CEO Troy Christensen leaves Accolade

Accolade Wines chief executive officer Troy Christensen is leaving his position on 30 November.

Troy ChristensenAccolade is one of the world’s leading wine companies with more than 40 brands in its portfolio. Private equity owners Champ said the departure, which is by mutual consent, will not mean a significant change in strategy.

John Haddock, managing director at Champ, said: “Troy has performed a very valuable role in the first phase of Champ III Fund’s ownership and we wish him well in his future endeavours. He will continue to be engaged to assist the board with the transition to a new CEO.

“Troy’s departure does not signal any fundamental change in strategy. We will be looking for a new leader to drive the execution of the board’s strategies, focusing on customers, increased profitability in established markets and growth in new markets.”

Christensen has been Accolade’s chief executive since Champ took over the business from Constellation Brands in January 2011. He was Constellation’s president prior to that.

 

3 Responses to “CEO Troy Christensen leaves Accolade”

  1. Philip Goodband MW says:

    I wish Troy every success and look forward to news of his next senior industry role very shortly.

  2. Troy, I wish you the best. Keep us posted as to your plans.

  3. Randy Lee ~ Director at Asia Bottling Company Ltd. says:

    Troy, I wish you all the best! Thanks so much! Look forward to hear your next move!
    Randy Lee

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Sales Administrator

Ellis Wines
Hanworth, Middx, IU

Sales Support Executive

Davy's
London, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - Greater London

Maverick Drinks
London/M25 belt, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - North West

Maverick Drinks
Manchester, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - West & Wales

Maverick Drinks
Bristol, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - South East

Maverick Drinks
Brighton, UK

Events Sales Executive

The Drinks Business
Central London, UK

Sale & Operations Manager

Marussia Beverages
Marylebone, London, UK

Pink Rosé Festival

Cannes,France
7th Feb 2018

VinoVision Paris

Paris,France
12th Feb 2018

Vinisud

Montpellier,France
18th Feb 2018
Click to view more

Champagne Masters 2017

The only Champagne blind tasting in the UK, the competition will reward the best wines in the following categories:

The Global Rosé Masters 2017

With wines from the palest of pink to almost ruby red, bone dry to almost cloyingly sweet, reductively handled to barrel-aged, as well as gently spritzy to fully sparkling.

Click to view more