Ross Sleet joins DGB Wine Marketing Division
02 August 2012 by DGB(Pty)Ltd
DGB(Pty)Ltd are pleased to announce the appointment of Ross Sleet as Marketing Manager of Boschendal and Brampton Wines as of 1 August 2012.
Ross Sleet is a wine tourism and marketing specialist, educated at the University of Cape Town and the Royal Agricultural College in Gloucestershire, England where he obtained an MBA in Wine Business. After 10 years in the United Kingdom, and tenures with Matthew Clark and Constellation Europe, Sleet returned to South Africa in 2006 and joined Kleine Zalze Wines as Sales and Marketing Manager. More recently, Sleet and his wife Jan have run a successful wine focused management and marketing consultancy in Stellenbosch.
“I am delighted to be joining DGB, one of South Africa’s more dynamic and forward thinking wine businesses,” says Sleet. “Wine brands such as Boschendal and Bellingham are benchmarks of quality and resonate with heritage that is tangible. To be a part of their continued evolution is a privilege.”
Sleet takes the reins from Brad Gold who is moving to DGB International Division as Marketing Manager.
“My desire is to have new consumers engage with DGB’s range of wines, helping to position the brands for the future via innovative wines such as the Brampton range,” says Sleet.
DGB welcome Sleet with every confidence that his significant talent and experience will reinforce Boschendal as one of South Africa’s premier wine brands and tourism destinations as well as boost the Brampton brand.
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