Wilhelm Lerner — Associate Director, Country Manager – Germany
Wilhelm is the Country Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland and is responsible for the coordination of research projects and business development in these markets.
He has over 25 years of wine marketing experience, working for Segnitz import in Germany, Newton Vineyards in California and numerous projects for the wine industry with Wine-Networks, a marketing consultancy he founded in 2001. Since 2012, Wilhelm has worked as Associate Director for Wine Intelligence.
In addition to his strong involvement in the wine industry, Wilhelm can draw on a broad competence base from his position as partner of Arthur D. Little, where he is responsible for the competence centers of consumer goods and strategy & organization in Central Europe.
He holds a degree as Engineer in Winemaking and Viticulture from the University Geisenheim and an MBA with major in wine marketing from the University of San Francisco.