Dr. Wagner, a recognized executive leader in branded global retail and CPG companies, joins Storica Wines as its first Strategic Advisory Board member and Board Chair to support strategic direction and market acceleration
MIAMI, FL, September 14, 2022 — Storica Wines, a Boston-based Armenian wine import, sales, and marketing company, has announced its appointment of Mary Wagner as Strategic Advisory Board Chair effective September 1st, 2022.
“I am excited to serve as an advisor to this talented team of wine enthusiasts. Wines from Armenia are exceptional in quality and taste, and this is becoming more known across the country. I look forward to all consumers seeing what I see in the unique varietals and exceptional winemaking results in each bottle!” Mary Wagner, SAB Chair, Storica Wines.
Wagner brings decades of experience in executive roles at multi billion-dollar CPG companies, previously serving at Starbucks, Mars, Gallo Winery, Yum! Brands and General Mills, and served as President of the Institute of Food Technologists. Wagner joins Storica at a critical time for the company as it looks to scale its sales and marketing activities across its national distribution infrastructure spanning 23 states.
“Mary’s experience at the top of some of the world’s most successful CPG companies will be an incredible asset to our team and business. Her time in the wine & spirits industry at EJ Gallo will be particularly relevant, and she’s already hit the ground running on some creative ideas we’ll put into motion over the coming months.” -Zack Armen, Co-founder and President of Storica Wines.
Storica has made significant progress in its two years of operations in bringing the Armenian wine category to North America, including building a portfolio of highly rated, award-winning wines from four different wineries of Armenia, partnering with 15 different distribution companies across 23 states, and helping its wines get placed at fine dining restaurants around the country, particularly in major markets as Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Boston metro. The company’s wines are also available for purchase through its website (www.storicawines.com), on Vivino, and select products on wine.com.