Richard Carter has joined the winemaker from Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, where he was director of global communications for 14 years.
Eric Heerema, the founder of UK sparkling wine producer Nyetimber, is handing over to Richard Carter, who will also assume the managing director’s role. Hans Sleeuwenhoek, the current managing director, will take a seat on the Nyetimber board. Before joining Rolls-Royce, Carter spent 11 years as general manager and member of the board for group communications and public affairs at BMW Group South Africa. A lawyer by profession, he has also held a number of diplomatic positions. “I am delighted to announce and welcome Richard as CEO,” said Heerema. “Knowing him well, and given his extensive experience, Hans and I feel confident that Richard will continue building on the success that Nyetimber has achieved and will contribute to