Kollaras & Co has confirmed that the former CEO of the Liquor Marketing Group (LMG), Doug Misener, has joined the company as the Executive General Manager Commercial.

Managing Director, John Kollaras, said that bringing Misener in to the newly appointed role was invigorating for the company which is currently experiencing a time of unprecedented growth as it takes a new strategic direction.

“Doug’s invaluable experience will be beneficial for Kollaras & Co as we continue to achieve greater levels of efficiency in a period of phenomenal growth,” he said.

Kollaras said that Misener’s expertise in business development and strategic planning are welcomed by the company, as it looks to harness further growth opportunities across all business units and the vast global network of customers currently served by the organisation.

Misener brings extensive industry knowledge to Kollaras, having worked in senior management positions at Lion Nathan, as well as his work with LMG. His entire career has been in the beverage industry, originating in Canada as part of the market leading Pepsi Cola franchise bottler system.

For more from Kollaras & Co, including details of the company’s new strategic direction and planning, see the September issue of National Liquor News.

Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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