Founded & leads Spirits Capital Partners.
Founded, financed and led Daucourt Martin Imports,
the fastest growing new company launch
in the history of the Spirits business.
DMI created X-Rated Fusion Liqueur,
Market Watch Leaders Choice Award winner – Best New Spirit,
and Jean-Marc XO Vodka,
the world’s most acclaimed ultra luxury vodka.
Both brands were acquired by Gruppo Campari SpA
thirty-five months after their launch.
Allied Domecq President, then N. America’s 2nd largest Spirits company,
Board Director of Allied Domecq PLC,
led Stolichnaya global brand distribution transaction,
Board Director of DISCUS.
Allied Domecq Global CMO, then world’s 2nd largest Spirits company,
created Spirits Marketing University with UK’s leading business school,
Market Watch Leaders Choice Award winner – Best Spirits Advertising,
lead Board Director of Suntory Allied Japan JV.
Led multi-country business teams
that won Chairman’s Awards at PepsiCo and Kraft.
Completed multiple acquisitions, divestitures & JV’s.
Business in 50+ countries across 6 continents,
residing in 10 countries and transacting in 4 languages.
High Honors & Phi Beta Kappa at Swarthmore College,
MBA from Harvard Business School.