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Rockett replaces Wykes as Marblehead MD

Jeremy Rockett is the new managing director of Marblehead, the UK brand development company, part of the Quintessential Brands Group.  He replaces Emma Wykes who has been in managerial positions at Marblehead for six years.

Jeremy has spent the last 10 years as marketing director of Gonzalez Byass UK, the commercial arm of the Spanish wine company set up in 2004.  He was a founder member of the company.  Jeremy looked after the marketing of GBUK’s own brands including Beronia, Rioja, Tio Pepe & Croft Original sherry, London No1 Gin, Soberano Brandy, and a number of agencies including Quinta do Noval Port, Jackson Estate from New Zealand, Wirra Wirra from South Australia, Undurraga from Chile and Champagne Deutz.

Quintessential Brands Group companies include Marblehead Brand Development, the Quintessential Brands Company, Essential Drinks, G&J Distillers and First Ireland Spirits. The brand portfolio includes Greenall's Gin, Bloom Gin, Berkeley Square London Dry Gin, Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin, Toussaint Coffee Rum Liqueur, O’Mara Irish Country Cream, Feeney’s Irish Cream Liqueur and The Dubliner Irish Whiskey. 

28 January 2015 - Felicity Murray The Drinks Report, editor