Ep. 1055 Michelle Brampton | Voices

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Ep. 1055 Michelle Brampton | Voices
Welcome to Episode 1055 Cynthia Chaplin interviews Michelle Brampton, the new CEO of WSET, in this instalment of Voices, on the Italian Wine Podcast.

More about today’s guest:
Michelle will joined WSET on 1st February as CEO and spent two months working alongside current CEO Ian Harris, who stepped down on 15th April. Michelle previously spent 19 years at Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), where she most recently held the role of Managing Director Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from 2018 to 2021. During this time Michelle was also on the boards of both The Drinks Trust and the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA). Earlier in her time at TWE, she gained international and commercial leadership experience as Commercial Director UK & Ireland and as CFO, EMEA and South East Asia.
Chair of the WSET Board, Simon McMurtrie commented: “The Trustees are delighted that Michelle has accepted our invitation to lead the WSET in the coming years. Michelle’s track record at Treasury Wine Estates and, more recently her wider role in the drinks trade, make her the ideal successor to Ian, following his remarkable 20 years as CEO”.

To learn more visit:
https://www.wsetglobal.com/news-events/news/2022/january/11/wset-announces-michelle-brampton-as-new-ceo/

About today’s Host:
Cynthia Chaplin is a VIA certified Italian Wine Ambassador, a professional sommelier with FIS and the WSA, a member of Le Donne del Vino, and a Professor of Italian wine and culture. Born in the USA, she’s lived in Europe since 1990. Italian wine, in particular rosé, is her passion. She works with embassies, corporations and private clients, creating and presenting tastings, events, seminars and in-depth courses. Cynthia is a wine writer, a judge at international wine and sake competitions, she consults with restaurants and enotecas developing comprehensive wine lists and food pairings, and she advises clients who want to curate an Italian wine collection. She currently works for Vinitaly International in Verona as a Project Manager, Educator, and the host of VOICES Series on The Italian Wine Podcast, focusing on diversity and inclusion in the global wine industry.

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