“We feel it is the perfect opportunity to introduce the U.S. consumer to a new Irish craft offering”.
– John Ralph
Chief Executive Officer
John is the Founder & Chief Executive of Intrepid Spirits. John has over 14 years experience in the industry, founding numerous businesses that include Brinkman Beverages (Ireland and China), Cocalero, Egan’s Irish Whiskey and, more recently, Mad March Hare Poitín. His current role sees him overseeing the business, whilst tasked with developing the commercial strategy for the organisation and managing third party distributors.
Chief Marketing Officer
Andrew joined Intrepid Spirits in Oct 2016 as Chief Marketing Officer and a member of the Executive Team. Andrew has over 10 years experience in marketing and brand development, including senior roles with Pernod Ricard and Brown-Forman Jack Daniels, based in Shanghai. He is tasked with developing the brand strategy for our budding portfolio and designing the tools needed to achieve our goals in global markets. Andrew graduated from Trinity College, with a Bachelor of International Business & Chinese degree.
Chief Operating Officer
Markus joined Intrepid Spirits in January 2016 as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Executive Team. Markus has spent over 15 years in operations and product management roles in global organisations, most recently as Head of Rollout with Brandtone. He is tasked with managing our day-to-day operations, planning, procurement, supply chain and human resources. Markus graduated from the Dublin Business School with a Bachelor of Business degree.
Regional Director Latin America
Jeremy joined Intrepid Spirits in October 2016 as Regional Director Latin America. Jeremy is a partner in and former Regional Director Asia-Pacific of Cocalero Herbal Spirit, which is now part of the Intrepid Spirits portfolio. Jeremy has over 12 years experience in the industry, founding Brinkman Beverages Asia with John Ralph along with Cocalero Herbal Spirit. Jeremy is currently developing the Latin American region for our broader portfolio but also manages the development of our new locally produced products. Jeremy graduated from Trinity College Dublin, with a Bachelor of International Business & Chinese degree.
Chris formally joined Intrepid Spirits in September 2016 as Production Manager. He spent the previous 2 years working with Victor Egan Wines Ltd, in developing their systems for business expansion across Ireland. Chris previously worked as a Bond Manager for a third party production and packaging plant, acting for Diageo Baileys Irish Cream and previously again on global supply chain for Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey.
Global Social Media Manager
Jeremy joined Intrepid Spirits in October 2016 as Global Social Media Manager. Jeremy has 10 years of digital marketing, social media and paid media experience with Ka’Chava Tribal Superfood, in San Francisco and Mabo International, based in Shanghai. He brings with him a proven track record of brand awareness and successful online growth. Jeremy graduated from Dalhousie University Halifax, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
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