By Deborah Jackson, editor National Liquor News

Kollaras Trading Company (KTC) has made two key appointments to its executive team looking after supply chain and domestic sales.

Greg Philipp (left) has been appointed as executive general manager – domestic sales, responsible for the management of strategic channel development of KTC's on- and off-premise business. 

Philipp joins Kollaras from Treasury Wine Estates and previously Carlton and United Breweries(CUB). He has 20 years experience in the liquor industry and brings with him extensive product and channel knowledge and experience in executing sustainable marketing and sales strategies in on- and off-premise accounts.

Meanwhile, John Shervey (right) has been appointed as executive general manager – supply chain. Shervey brings with him more than 15 years of international and operational experience across manufacturing and supply chain. He has extensive knowledge of strategic distribution planning, a strong acumen of market conditions and proven execution of innovative change strategies to maintain optimum efficiency of supply chain in an FMCG environment.

Commenting on the appointments, Michael Kollaras, joint managing director of KTC told TheShout: “We are delighted to have appointed two highly strategic thinkers to our executive team. In previous roles John has significantly contributed to driving change and enhancing business performance; and Greg has demonstrated exceptional results in developing a high-performance culture with outstanding results. Both bring an impressive set of skills to balance our board and we are thrilled to welcome them to the team.”

The Shout Team

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