Richard began working with Stock Spirits Group in May 2012. Stock Spirits is the leading branded spirits and liqueurs business in Central and Eastern Europe, with a brand leading spirits portfolio rooted in local and regional heritage. With core operations in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Italy, Stock also exports to more than 50 other countries worldwide. Global sales volumes currently total over 100 million litres per year. Stock is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. For the proforma year ended 30 September 2018, it delivered total revenue of €282.4 million and operating profit of €48.7 million.
Prior to joining Stock Spirits Group, Richard was Marketng Director of Warburtons Bakery, where he led the marketing, innovation, insight and customer service teams. He has also held UK and international marketing roles at major multinationals including Allied Domecq, Kraft and Nabisco.
“It is a pleasure to participate in judging the Drum Marketing Awards. Reviewing the entries provides a great opportunity to learn more about the latest work of which people are proudest throughout the industry and to recognize their contribution to value growth. It provides an excellent showcase for emerging talent alongside the proven expertise of established players. I will be looking for creativity, competitive differentiation and a demonstrable impact on financial performance from the winning entries.”