NASHVILLE, TN, USA, July 11, 2022

Brindiamo Group, a preeminent consulting firm for the beverage alcohol industry and one of the largest bulk bourbon and whiskey suppliers in the world, announced today the hire of James Hewlette as International Sales Director.

Hewlette joins Brindiamo from MGP Ingredients, Inc., where he most recently served as the International Beverage Alcohol Sales Manager. Prior to that, Hewlette was the Global Bulk Sales Director at Terresentia Corp. His extensive background in the beverage alcohol industry includes more than 15 years of managing all facets of the bulk whiskey sales cycle, as well as domestic and international customer relations.

“James is an exceptional and natural addition to our team, I could not be more excited to have him joining us,” said Jeff Hopmayer, Founder and Managing Partner at Brindiamo Group. “James has the industry experience and acumen to immediately help in all facets of our business, especially expanding our sales globally.”

Hewlette commented: “Brindiamo is the source of supply for so many brands and works with so many distilleries, it’s exciting to be joining them and leading the sales effort on an international front.”

Hewlette received a Bachelor of Science in human and organizational development, with a minor in economics, from Vanderbilt University, and a master’s in real estate development from Clemson University.