Experienced travel retail executive Catherine Bonelli has been named as Managing Director Global Travel Retail at French wine firm Peuch & Besse, TRBusiness can confirm.
She will take up her new position on 1 October, where she will join former William Grant & Sons executive and Maison Peuch & Besse Business Development Advisor Rajiv Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer Sylvain Combe and Purchasing Manager Isabelle Gec Peuch.
Bonelli’s expertise in travel retail spans the wines & spirits and fashion categories, where she has held roles with Loch Lomond Group, Paul & Shark and Devanlay Lacoste.
Established in 1904, Maison Peuch & Besse boasts an enviable wines portfolio and works with winemakers across France in selecting wines from family domains similar to its own in Saint-Émilion.
Its duty free presence spans the likes of airports, border crossings and embassy shops in more than 50 countries.