Company Growth and National Accounts Team Expansion
Greensboro, NC April 11, 2022 – Pacific Highway Wines is pleased to welcome Rachel Roberts as the Director, National Accounts. She is the newest member of a growing sales team and a key part of the expanding National Accounts division. Based in the San Diego area, she will focus primarily on retail national accounts chains headquartered in the western half of the US.
Ms Roberts is an experienced Sales Director with over twelve years of delivering sales results through analytical and strategic sales, building relationships and providing exceptional communication. She comes to Pacific Highway Wines after a decade with Ste Michelle Wine Estates, serving most recently as the Senior National Account Executive, focused on retail accounts across the Southwest. She advanced through previous roles dedicated to National Accounts, Chain Retail Sales, and Business Development. Rachel got her start in the alcohol beverage industry in 2009 with Southern Glazers, as a Chain Territory Manager, then advancing up to District Manager.
“Rachel has a terrific professional track record and we are fortunate to have her join Pacific Highway Wines”, noted Mark Giordano, President. “Her skills and experience will certainly drive growth for our business and will create opportunities for our expanding portfolio.”
“I’m so excited to join Pacific Highway Wines, especially amid this chapter of expansion and growth. The portfolio is truly inspirational, and the company style is nimble, fast and creative. I can’t wait to get started”, enthused Rachel Roberts.
Pacific Highway Wines continues to expand its footprint in the US alcohol beverage industry and has reached an operational level that comfortably allows for dynamic partnerships and a portfolio of innovative and traditional wine brands. The business was recently awarded a ‘Fast 50 Company 2021’ by the Triad Business Journal of North Carolina and made the short list of nominees for Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Importer of the Year 2021.
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Pacific Highway Wines is an import, sales, and marketing agency headquartered in Greensboro, NC. Owned jointly by New Zealand’s Giesen family and Australia’s Oatley family, the Pacific Highway portfolio showcases independent brands from coveted wine regions across the globe, with offerings from over thirty premium brands spanning Argentina, Australia, California, Chile, France, Italy, New Zealand, Oregon, Spain and Uruguay. The portfolio includes 4th Generation Family brands as well as category leadership in innovative No/Low-Alcohol, Alternative Formats, and Certified Organic and Sustainable offerings . www.pacific-hwy.com