|Karen Hardwick joins PLB in newly created sales role|
|Written by Carol Emmas|
|Thursday, 02 August 2012 15:05|
PLB has recruited Karen Hardwick, an accredited WSET Educator and former owner of The Wine Academy, to the position the newly created sales role of national account manager - multiple on-trade.
The role will focus on leading relationships with major on-trade operators throughout the UK, and will provide staff training and wine education for PLB customers.
For the last 12 years, Hardwick has run The Wine Academy - one of the UK's leading sources of WSET approved wine and spirits training for both trade and consumers, she has had over 20 years commercial experience in the drinks industry, including positions at Mondavi & Britvic.
Currently in the second year of her MW studies, she was recently named the Riedel WSET Educator of the Year.