Barry Callebaut Beverages has appointed Gareth Fitzpatrick as national account manager. Gareth will oversee the leading hot drinks manufacturer’s business in the vending sector continuing to deliver great customer engagement that supports sustainable supply of quality ingredients.
Gareth’s professional background spans 20 years in sales and business development, covering a recent 12-year period working for global beverage, food and snack brand, Pepsico across a variety of sectors, including vending.
Sales director for Barry Callebaut Beverages UK, Tracy Southwell comments: “We are committed to nurturing our vending business and we welcome Gareth to the team to ensure we are keeping pace with the needs of our customers.”
Gareth is keen to take on the mantle of brand ambassador and integrate with the vending industry. He said: “I know this sector well and am sensitive to its drivers and key concerns. It’s great to be representing such a highly respected, authentic brand that has strong ethical values and is renowned for the excellence of its products.
“There’s a huge amount of respect and goodwill for Barry Callebaut in the market place and I’m just eager to get out there and be a part of the story.”