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Tom King of Treasury Wine Estates joins the WSTA board


Tom King, Managing Director, Europe, for Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), one of the world’s largest wine companies, has joined the board of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Tom has over 10 years’ experience in the drinks industry. Following five years working as an accountant at Ernst and Young he moved to Bacardi as a commercial analyst, and latterly Finance Director of the company’s Global Travel Retail business.

Tom moved to TWE in 2013, firstly as Commercial Director Global Travel Retail and then a year later as General Manager. In this time he helped establish TWE as the pre-eminent force in the wine category in Travel Retail.

In 2015 Tom was also named General Manager for the Central & Eastern European regions as well as for Global On-Premise, before being appointed Managing Director, Europe in early 2017.

The appointment is the second of 2017 following Tamara Roberts earlier in the year.

Tom King, Europe Managing Director, Treasury Wine Estates, comments:

““It is a great privilege to be appointed to the WSTA board, especially at a time of such importance to the wine and spirits industry. We are faced with several key challenges and opportunities in the coming years and I look forward to helping the WSTA frame its engagement with government and the trade over this period, as well as contributing to the great work that the WSTA does for our industry.”

Chief Executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association, Miles Beale, said:

“I am delighted to be able to welcome Tom onto the WSTA Board. Tom’s experiences and knowledge in and outside the industry will invaluable, so too his contribution to navigating uncharted waters for the UK wine and spirit industry.”


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