Berry Bros CFO departs

Chris Robinson, chief financial officer for Berry Bros & Rudd, is leaving the UK fine wine merchant it has been announced.

Like former CEO Dan Jago who left the merchant in January, Robinson also joined from Tesco three years ago.

Emily Rae, the former head of financial planning, has been named as his replacement.

Executive chairman Lizzy Rudd said: “An active member of the board and leadership team, Chris has been instrumental in shaping the business for long-term growth, including negotiating the sale of The Glenrothes brand, leading the strategy behind the investment in Hotaling & Co. and driving our IT business transformation.

“Chris has also developed a high quality and capable finance team and we are delighted that Emily Rae, who has been working closely with Chris over the past three years, will assume the role of Finance Director upon his departure.

Chris will be greatly missed and we wish him every success in his future endeavours.”

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