London-based wine distributor Bancroft Wines has confirmed the appointment of Barney Davis as its new Buying Director. Davis joins the business on 4th June 2018.
Davis has over 20 years of industry experience having held buying positions at Somerfield Supermarkets and The Co-Operative Group before working in commercial roles for the Company of Wine People, Robert Oatley Vineyards and Kingsland Drinks. Most recently Davis has been working at Lanchester Wines where he was responsible for restructuring the group’s bulk buying programme.
Bancroft Wines CEO Jon Worsley comments:
“We are very pleased to welcome Barney into our business. He has a proven track record of exceptional work with leading producers from around the world and operational excellence that can be implemented into our business as we work to achieve our ambitious growth plans.”
Davis will join the company board and will be overseeing all aspects of the buying and shipping. Of his appointment, Davis said he was “thrilled and excited” to be joining the company at “such a pivotal time for the business”.
On behalf of the entire Bancroft team, we would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Davis on his appointment and welcome him to the team.