Santa Rita hires new UK export manager

Chilean wine business Santa Rita Estates has hired Alex Kennedy as a export manager to develop and strengthen the presence of two of its brands in the UK.

Alex Kennedy will help to strengthen the presence of Santa Rita’s Carmen and Sur Andino brands in the UK (Photo: Santa Rita)

Kennedy’s main focus will be developing and managing retailer relationships with the Carmen and Sur Andino brands, according to the group, both which are distributed in the UK by Santa Rita.

Kennedy said her new role “is an exciting one and with the Santa Rita Estate brands continuing to perform well on a global basis.

“I look forward to the challenge of building on the success we have achieved in the UK market.”

Export director Terry Pennington said the new appointment “reinforces the commitment we have to the UK market.

“Despite a turbulent political and economic climate Santa Rita Estates will continue to invest in this market, we are very much looking at the long-term goals and with our new partnerships in place we are certainly well placed to achieve these ambitions.”

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