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King Estate Promotes Randy Ford as Industry Veteran, Gary Lynn, Retires

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King EstateEugene, OR- King Estate announces more changes in the national Sales Team structure.  Gary Lynn, who has worked for King Estate for 13 years is retiring as of December 5th, 2014.  King Estate wishes Gary well and thanks him for all his years of hard work.

With this change, Randy Ford has been promoted to oversee the East Coast Division.  In Randy’s new role as Vice President of Eastern Division Sales, he will oversee Distributor interaction for 23 states through the efforts of Cameron Scott and Jeff Brooks, both Regional Managers.

Randy Ford has worked for King Estate Winery since 2007. As the Coastal Regional Manager for the winery he managed all aspects of business in seven Southeast / Mid-Atlantic states from Florida to Maryland. In addition, Randy has been instrumental for many of King Estate’s top National Account Programs.  Prior to working for King Estate, Randy enjoyed a successful 12-year career at Republic National Distributing Company in Florida.

Randy will report to Rick Durette, Senior Vice President of Global Sales.

About King Estate: King Estate, celebrating 23 years of Oregon winemaking in 2014, is located southwest of Eugene, Oregon, at the southern tip of the Willamette Valley.  Founded in 1991 by the King family, King Estate is committed to producing wines of exceptional quality using organic & sustainable farming methods, meticulous fruit selection, and impeccable winemaking practices. King Estate focuses on producing world-class Pinot Gris and Pinot Noirs. To this day, King Estate is owned and operated by the King Family.

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