John joins from Liberty Wines where he was national account manager with particular focus on developing new business with established and emerging accounts. Prior to this, John worked for Enotria & Coe as national account manager and also held a variety of roles during a 9 year period at Majestic.
John joins the off trade team and will report into national off trade manager, Alison Wray.
On his recent appointment, John Ruck-Keene comments: ‘I am very pleased to be given the opportunity to join Buckingham Schenk. This is a very exciting time to come on-board, particularly with the very strong supplier base and backing the company has from the Schenk Family Group.’
Craig Durham, managing director of Buckingham Schenk, adds: ‘I’m thrilled to welcome John to the team. Our off trade business has been our core strength for the last 40 years, and I believe John has the right experience and skillset to help us grow in an increasingly challenging market.’