Vinexpo takes on two new directors

Vinexpo has appointed two new directors, including a former employee at the Tax Free World Association (TFWA), which organises exhibitions in Cannes and Singapore.

vinexpo directors

Richard Guyon (left) has joined Vinexpo as marketing director, while Mathieu Vanhalst becomes sales director

Taking up the position of Vinexpo sales director is 33 year-old Mathieu Vanhalst, who previously worked at the TFWA, where he spent seven years assisting with the organisation’s events in France and the Far East.

Meanwhile, Richard Guyon has joined Vinexpo as marketing director. Aged 35, he comes with experience of the hospitality and tourism sector from his former role at the Relais & Châteaux network.

The appointments mark “a development phase” for Vinexpo, which holds wine and spirits exhibitions in France and worldwide.

This year will see the Bordeaux-based business return to Japan for Vinexpo Nippon, which will be held in Tokyo on 1-2 November, and France next year, for the biennial Vinexpo Bordeaux, which will take place from 14-18 June.

As previously reported by the drinks business, the Bordeaux fair will feature significant changes.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

Subscribe to our newsletters

Sales Executive

Elixir Distillers
Home or Office based with International Travel, UK

London Sales Account Manager

Negociants UK Ltd
London, UK

Awards Wine Checker

Decanter
Paddock Wood, Kent, GB

Customer Service Advisor

Amathus Drinks
Park Royal, London, UK

Sales Manager

James Eadie Ltd
London, UK

Wine Ambassador Role

Ramón Bilbao UK
London, UK

Fine Wine Logistics Coordinator

IG Wines
London, UK

Sales Manager

Top Selection
London, UK

Assistant Retail Manager

The Whisky Exchange
London, UK

Marketing Manager

Ellis Wines
Hanworth, Middx, GB

The Global Spirits Masters Lunch

London,United Kingdom
1st Dec 2017

Pink Rosé Festival

Cannes,France
7th Feb 2018

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show

London,United Kingdom
26th 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