Sydney, Australia – 15 September, 2022: Today, Konvoy, the leading keg pooling provider in Australia and New Zealand, is announcing the launch of a new business into the UK and Europe brewing markets with a series of senior appointments and growth for the business.
Konvoy is the leader in keg pooling in Australia & New Zealand and is disrupting the industry globally through a customer centric and environmentally sustainable approach, backed by its IOT keg tracking technology.
Michael Campbell, formerly CFO of the Rockpool Dining Group, joined Konvoy in August as CFO to strengthen its senior team as it undertakes its next phase of growth.
Following continued customer wins in the ANZ market, Konvoy is growing its ANZ fleet with new keg investment of circa A$10m.
Konvoy is pleased to announce that in advance of its UK and Europe launch in early 2023 it has made a series of strategic appointments to join the new business on launch.
● Appointment of Christian Barden, CEO, UK & Europe
● Appointment of Chris Beardow, Operations Director, UK
● Appointment of Richard Atkinson, Business Development Director, UK
● Appointment of Tom Meakin, Business Development Director, UK
● Appointment of Heiko Wiebel as Business Development Director, Europe
The appointment of these senior roles in the UK & Europe is a strategic move ahead of the launch and will enable Konvoy to expand quickly and efficiently into the UK and European markets, supporting the beverage industry with its innovative keg pooling & tracking business model.
Adam Trippe-Smith, Managing Director and Founder of Konvoy, adds “I am incredibly proud to announce this series of new appointments, which run alongside considerable growth plans for the Konvoy business. We are excited to launch officially in the UK and Europe in early 2023 as we continue to disrupt the global keg industry one stainless steel keg at a time.”
Michael Campbell said “I’m delighted to be joining the talented team at Konvoy at an exciting time in its development. They’ve achieved impressive market share in Australia and New Zealand since launch and their technology will be a key differentiator for expansion into new markets”.
Christian Barden comments, “I’m excited to get working with such a great team and evolving the world of keg management with Adam Trippe-Smith again. Drinks and hospitality have always been so innovative, we’re excited to be “here for your beer” wherever we can help customer supply chain experiences”.