The Company Profile

Bergerac Wine Holdings PLC ("BWH") was established in order to acquire a chain of luxury chateaux that produce quality wines, and provide a stylish backdrop to art and sculptures, thus creating a luxury wine hotel concept. BWH will acquire properties exclusively in the prestigious Bergerac wine region, part of the stunning Dordogne river valley.

BWH is registered as a public company in the UK, and is headquartered in the Bergerac region. The company has a sales office in the USA in order to expand distribution into the key North American market.

Board of Directors

CEO-International – David Mapley’s primary responsibility is the execution of the operating & marketing strategy worldwide for the group. After graduating with an MBA (Chicago), MSc & BSc(Econ) (London School of Economics) David has worked in the financial markets worldwide, In London, Tokyo, Hong Kong/Singapore, Sydney, Toronto and New York. In recent years he was engaged in angel investing in award winning start-up technology companies on the East Coast USA. David is an active investor.

Finance Director – Alan Hayter’s responsibility is the execution of the financial strategy worldwide for the group. Alan is currently and continues as Head of Finance, Aggregates & Asphalt - South for Tarmac, the leading UK building & road surfacing materials company, a post he has held for over 5 years. Alan, based in the UK, has spent his career in Finance, serving as Director or Financial Controller in a number of UK companies.
Alan is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, has a B.Sc. in Economics & Accounting from Bristol University, and is also is a long-term property owner in France, including the adjoining region to Bergerac, near Limoges.

Independent Director – Alexander von Müffling has more than 25 years of international corporate finance, investment banking and asset management experience. His international professional experience was gained working in Germany, UK, USA and since 2007 in Switzerland. Alexander is a strategic mentor to young companies and helps them position themselves with regard to institutional fund raising strategies. He earned his B.S.B.A. from Boston University’s School of Management.

Company Secretary - Tony Hoskinson has more than 50 years’ experience commencing in Management with advertising agency Lintas. In 1970 he founded and developed an early facilities management group and following its sale in the late 80’s he rescued an ailing listed oil & gas company which he re-branded United Energy, where he was a director and company secretary for more than 10 years during which time it became a fully listed company. Following its sale in 2000 he continues to specialise in corporate projects and serves as a Company Director and/or Director to several UK-based companies.

The Management Team

UK Business Development – Will Nelson oversees UK Sales and Marketing for the group, a key market for Bergerac Wine Holdings PLC. Will has been in food & beverage throughout his career, primarily in Asia-Pacific. Will is based in the UK and France.

Asian Business Development – Marc Amram's responsibilities include business and partnership development for the group in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Bergerac, Marc held positions at premium cosmetics, interior design and watch brands in Europe and Asia and will, in parallel, continue to promote these Swiss Luxury products actively through his Shanghai based office.
Marc holds a MSc in Luxury Marketing and Branding form Yonsei University, Seoul.

The Advisory Board

US Distribution – Andy Healey a UK national, has worked his whole career in wine distribution in the US. He has a wealth of knowledge of sales channels, particularly in the New York and New England areas, and has worked with European focused wine distributors in recent years.

Ultra Travel – Susan Farewell is the founder and owner of Farewell Travels LLC, a US-based travel design firm that specializes in custom itinerary planning for independent leisure travelers. Farewell Travels is among a select number of US travel firms that are part of European-based Traveller Made ® which is the international seal of excellence for travel designers.
Susan has deep roots in the travel industry as one of the most recognized names in US Travel media (a former editor at Conde Nast and contributor to many travel magazines, newspapers and web sites).

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  • Bergerac Wine Holdings PLC.
  • Suite 39, 35 Buckingham Gate,
  • London SW1E 6PA,
  • UK
  • La Perroutasse,
  • Saint Chamassy, 24260
  • France
  • 37 Bayne Street,
  • Norwalk, CT 06851
  • USA
  • Cell: +41.78.658.9959
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