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Elevated Spirits Appoints Senior Leadership

By September 22, 2023Top News, VIPs

Ami-Lynn Bakshi, a 28-year spirits industry veteran with extensive senior executive experience in both the corporate and entrepreneurial sectors, will join Elevated Spirits as Chief Executive Officer. Bakshi, a 21-year Diageo alumna, brings a depth of experience within premium agave spirits, the company said in a news release, formerly serving as Vice President of Marketing for Tequila and then as Vice President of Innovation for North America. Most recently, Bakshi co-founded and led two new ventures in beverage alcohol. Bakshi will be charged with spearheading the continued expansion of Cierto Tequila. Also added are Jim Ruane, Chief Growth Officer; Laurence Wolfe, Chief Operating Officer; Neal Simons, Chief Financial Officer; Tony Spinelli, Head of Sales; Richard Booth, Head of Distribution; and Ken Ruff, Head of Strategic Accounts, On-Premise.


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