Appointment of Managing Director, Beer Business Wire


Chapel Down Group plc

(“Chapel Down” or “the Company”)


Appointment of Managing Director, Beer

Chapel Down, England’s leading wine producer, has strengthened its ambitions in beer with the appointment of Gareth Bath as new Managing Director, Beer. Gareth joins Chapel Down from Brewdog, where he was formerly Managing Director, Brewing and International.

Frazer Thompson, CEO of Chapel Down commented:

“It’s a very exciting time at Chapel Down. Not only are we challenging the greatest global wine brands with our wines, but have also developed Curious Brew as a unique and distinctive proposition in the thriving but competitive beer marketplace. We have been excited by the success of our beers, but we think there is a huge global opportunity to grow this side of the business. Gareth will bring a new level of energy and expertise to grow the Curious Brew business and brand. With his ‘blue chip’ background and the success he enjoyed with Brewdog, he is a great addition to our Management team and we look forward to working with him.”

Gareth Bath, incoming Managing Director, Beer of Chapel Down commented:

“I’m really excited to be joining Chapel Down. They have created a fantastic brand in wine and they have a great team. I love the Curious Brew proposition and I am looking forward to building the new brewery, giving the consumer an amazing experience and exciting the trade. With the team we have in place, I am confident we can take Curious onto the world stage.”


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