New VP Marketing
Santa Rosa, September 2016—-Charlotte Selles joins Jackson Family Wines as Vice President, Marketing. Ms. Selles will report to Gayle Bartscherer, Senior Vice President, International Marketing and Business Development, and be based in the Santa Rosa office. She will oversee marketing for Jackson Family Wines’ international portfolio including wineries from France, Chateau Lassègue, Chateau Vignot, Bellevue-Seillan; from Italy, Tenuta di Arceno, Tenuta L’Illuminata; from Australia, RockBare, Yangarra Estate; from New Zealand, Catalina Sounds; from Sonoma, Vérité; and from Chile, Alcance.
Most recently the Marketing Director for Paul Hobbs Winery, Charlotte Selles has held senior marketing and sales positions at Campari America, E & J Gallo Winery, Beam Global and her family winery, Jean-Paul Selles Vins. “We are pleased to have Charlotte join our team. She brings great expertise in international marketing and sales,” explained Gayle Bartscherer, Senior Vice President, International Marketing and Business Development. Raised in Southern Burgundy, Selles is fluent in French and holds an MBA from Golden Gate University. She lives with her family in San Francisco.
The placement was made by The Cypress Group (www.cypress-grp.com) of St. Helena, California. The Cypress Group specializes in executive placements in the wine industry.
Jackson Family Wines is a family-owned company that crafts award-winning wines of distinct character and quality. With a focus on sustainable viticulture practices, responsible vineyard and natural resource management and unparalleled winemaking, the family’s portfolio comprises more than 40 renowned wineries. In addition to their acclaimed California producers, Jackson Family Wines includes fine wines from France, Chile, Italy and Australia. Founded in 1982 by wine pioneer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Jess Jackson, Jackson Family Wines and its various wineries are led by chairman and proprietor Barbara Banke and the Jackson family. Learn more at http://www.jacksonfamilywines.com.