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Delicato Family Wines Announces Appointment of Erwin Petznek as Vice President International

Posted on June 15, 2020

Delicato Family Wines announced the appointment of Erwin Petznek as its Vice President International. Reporting to Mark Merrion, EVP of Sales, Erwin replaces longtime Delicato international sales VP and GM David DeBoer who is retiring after 20 years with the Napa-based winery and with more than 41 years in the wine and spirits industry.

“The appointment of Mr. Petznek to a key role in our International sales team underscores Delicato’s commitment to developing a leading global sales and marketing team that will accelerate growth of the DFW portfolio of brands globally” says Chris Indelicato, President and Chief Executive Officer of Delicato Family Wines. “Mr. Petznek’s prior experience and expertise will greatly benefit Delicato’s growth and share, both in existing and new markets. We are very pleased to have Erwin Petznek join our team.”

Based out of Vancouver, Canada, Erwin comes to Delicato Family Wines with extensive experience in the wine industry. Most recently, Erwin was the Vice President Americas for Constellation Brands where he managed teams across Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America.

Erwin’s recent work in leading a comprehensive route to market strategy and the launch of a dedicated Luxury team will further bolster the company’s family-owned culture in building long-term sustainable relationships and delivering a portfolio of quality wines to the consumer, winning at each price point.

"Having met the Delicato team in the US, I've been impressed by this dynamic, passionate, and genuine family owned business” said Erwin. “This is a fast evolving and growth opportunity segment of the business and I am looking forward to further developing Delicato’s position and presence globally."

Erwin will represent Delicato’s portfolio of wineries from California and Washington, in more than 50 International markets and will work closely with his team based in key markets around the world.

Region: Canada
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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