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HBWG welcomes new executive officer

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Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers’ is delighted to announce the appointment of Melisa Beight as its new Executive Officer, responsible for the ongoing marketing and brand development initiatives for the Hawke’s Bay wine industry.

Melisa has huge passion and enthusiasm for the wine industry and Hawke’s Bay. She comes to Hawke’s Bay following a successful stint as Marketing Manager for Whitehaven Wines based in Marlborough and prior to that a highly successful 14 year career as a senior litigator with law firms both in London and Auckland.

HBWG’s chairman Michael Henley said that the Association is very fortunate to have secured someone of Melisa’s calibre for the position. "Her valuable combination of marketing and legal experience plus unbounded energy and enthusiasm makes her the perfect choice to lead the HB wine industry on the next stage of its journey towards being recognised as one of the world’s great wine regions", he said.

Melisa takes up her new role from March 29.

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