Helen Chesshire joins Porter & Laker

Logistics provider JF Hillebrand has appointed Helen Chesshire as business development manager of its fine wine division, Porter & Laker.

Sébastien Desreumaux, managing director of JF Hillebrand UK commented: “Long term partnerships and solution lead services is our main focus and I am delighted to announce Helen Chesshire is joining JF Hillebrand UK team. Helen is a wonderful addition to our team. She truly understands the heartbeat of the industry. With her passion, knowledge and dedication to the drinks sector, Helen will enhance our connection to the requirements of the drinks industry and the services we deliver.”

Chesshire has over two decades of experience in the drinks trade and has previously worked for Tanners Wine Merchants, Western Wines, Berkmann Wine Cellars, Pol Roger Portfolio, Kingsland Drinks, Santa Rita Estates, Ambriel and, most recently, she was behind the founding and running of Brighton Gin.

Chesshire herself commented: “I feel privileged and supremely excited about joining the JF Hillebrand UK Team and to represent the respected Porter and Laker division in the UK alongside Chris Porter.

“The business has a rich legacy and one which I intend to maintain and grow within the vibrant, innovative and dynamic drinks industry which has been my home for so long. The entrepreneurial spirit, excellence in execution, and value to customers is one with which I feel fully aligned with.”

One Response to “Helen Chesshire joins Porter & Laker”

  1. Rachel Davey says:

    Congratulations Helen you’ll be amazing 🙂

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