By Amy Looker
Wine Australia has appointed Angela Slade as its new regional director – North America, taking over from James Gosper who was recently appointed as general manager – market development for the wine body, based in its Sydney office.
Slade has extensive experience in the wine sector, from working with large, public wine companies, to smaller family-owned companies.
Most recently, Slade was the PR and Marketing Manager for Negociants USA.
She has a strong background in PR and marketing and has successfully promoted a range of Australian wine companies across North America.
Gosper described Slade’s knowledge of the US and Australian wine sectors as exceptional.
“Angela clearly understands the nature of the Australian wine sector, having worked in the USA and Australia and we are very pleased to welcome her to the market development team,” he said.
“We have worked very closely with Angela, particularly in the past three years, where she has been involved in the Importers Advisory Board for Wine Australia in the US. The team in North America is looking forward to welcoming Angela, who will provide experience commitment and leadership.”
Slade will be based in New York for her new role.
Wine Australia also has offices on the west coast of the USA, as well as in Canada.