Don Sebastiani & Sons promoted Kim Cotter to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective Feb. 1, 2022. Reporting to CEO Omar Percich, Cotter oversees all strategic financial operations for the company, as well as plays an integral role in shaping the long-term future. The first female CFO since the founding of Don Sebastiani & Sons in 2001, Cotter brings more than 20 years of finance experience in the wine industry, including previous roles with Foley Family Wines, Ledson Winery & Vineyards and Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates. Most recently, Cotter has served as Controller for Don Sebastiani & Sons since 2018, overseeing the company’s daily accounting operations, including the accounting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable departments. Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Cotter graduated with a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Cape Town.