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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Welcomes New Export Manager for North and South America: Olivier Zorel

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has announced the appointment of Olivier Zorel as Export Manager for North and South America, effective September 1, 2013.

Olivier Zorel.

Zorel has over 15 yearsʼ experience in sales and marketing in the international wine industry after studies in Paris, New York and Tokyo. He will be based in Chouilly, France and report directly to Julie Campos, Director of Sales globally for Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte. His mission will be to consolidate and grow the already strong business partnerships in North America, and to develop business base in South America.

Zorelʼs past experience includes working with Seagrams, where he significantly increased sales in brands such as Perrier Jouët, Mumm and B & G in European markets.

Zorel then joined the Boisset Group in Burgundy, introduced Louis Bernard and Bouchard Aîné brands to the USA and took Mommessin wines to over 6 million euros in sales in the USA and Canada. He later worked with Brown Forman to set up a subsidiary of Michel Picard in Florida before joining the young and dynamic Dauvergne company, based in the Rhône Valley.

His mother is from the Champagne region and Zorel is delighted to come back to his family roots: he has a deep understanding of the wines and the region. He has brought positive impacts and increased sales to all the companies he has worked with and is prepared to do an outstanding job for Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte.

Champagne Nicolas Neuillatte is imported by Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.

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