Wine Talks

Wine Talks Keynote Speaker

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Oct. 24  |  7 p.m.
Okanagan College Penticton Campus
Room: PC 113
583 Duncan Avenue West

Join us for the third event in a series of informative lectures with experts in the wine industry. Wine Talks 3 will feature a keynote presentation from John E. Peller, LLB, Chair and CEO of Andrew Peller Limited.  

Hosted by Liquidity Winery and Okanagan College, this is the third Wine Talk event, which seeks to deliver domestic and international perspectives on wine marketing and emerging opportunities and challenges facing the industry.  


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Keynote speaker


John E. Peller

 

John E. Peller

John E. Peller began his career in 1980 with the law firm Evans, Husband in Hamilton, Ontario, where he practiced corporate and commercial law. He spent 1984 in France attending the L’institute de Touraine for six months and worked for six months with DeLuze, the wine subsidiary of Remy Martin. In 1985 he moved to New Jersey as Manager, Corporate Planning and Development with Nabisco Brands Inc. In 1987 he assumed the assignment of Regional Marketing Manager for the Grocery Products Division (North East Division).

Two years later he joined Andrew Peller Ltd. and assumed the role of Vice President, Sales and Marketing Planning. He was appointed to the Board of Directors in 1990 and to the position of Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing in 1991. John became President and Chief Operating Officer in 1992, President and Chief Executive Officer in 1994 and is currently Chair and Chief Executive Officer.

John has held various positions over the years, such as Chairman of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Director and Vice Chair of the Canadian Vintners Association, Director of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Director of the Wine Council of Ontario, Director of Golden Horseshoe Biosciences Network, and Director and Chair of the Niagara Wine Auction Foundation. He is currently serving as Director of RBC Life Insurance Company, RBC General Insurance Company and RBC Insurance Company of Canada and is a member of the World Presidents’ Organization, the Business Council of Canada, the Chief Executives Organization, and the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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Mark Davidson
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Mark Davidson
WINE AUSTRALIA GLOBAL EDUCATION MANAGER
Mark Davidson
WINE AUSTRALIA GLOBAL EDUCATION MANAGER