Former Winemakers’ Federation of Australia Chief Executive Stephen Strachan has joined specialist wine industry advisory firm, Gaetjens Langley as a Director.
Mr Strachan will take up his position on July 1, 2012.
“Stephen has spent the past eight years as head of the wine industry’s peak national body so he brings unrivalled experience and expertise to our business,” said Toby Langley.
“He understands the industry and the range of issues that our clients are facing as they make key decisions. “
“Stephen’s appointment further broadens our range of services and gives us scope to expand our operations at a time when winery and vineyard acquisitions are gathering pace.
“As the wine industry progresses through its current restructure, we believe that investors will come back into the market and capitalise on some outstanding investment opportunities.”
Established in 1998, Gaetjens Langley provides specialist, strategic advice to the wine industry from its offices in Adelaide, Perth and Guangzhou China. Its clients range from the largest publicly listed winemakers to boutique producers.
The company acts for principals and investors across Australia and New Zealand as well as maintaining strong links throughout the major wine producing regions of the world.