The big interview: Dan Jago

Dan’s career to date

After nine years in the Royal Navy as a navigator, Dan’s career in the drinks trade began in 1988, when he joined Layton’s.

In 1990, he joined Bibendum Wine, setting up their off-trade agency division. He was appointed to the board in 2000, and became joint managing director in 2001.

In April 2006, Dan joined Tesco as category director for beers, wines and spirits (BWS).

In late 2012, Dan was appointed UK and group wine director with responsibility for Tesco’s overall wine sourcing and range development for all the business’ across the UK, Western and Central Europe and Asia.

In October 2015, Dan was appointed chief executive of Berry Bros. & Rudd.

In November 2016, Dan was named chairman of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

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