Richard Lloyd

Global Manufacturing Director, Accolade Wines

Richard Lloyd is the Global Manufacturing Director of Accolade Wines, the world’s third largest wine company. He is responsible for the company’s impressive portfolio of sites in countries such as Australia and America. In Europe, Richard overlooks a purpose built £100 million manufacturing and warehouse facility. He also has a pivotal role in the businesses expansion into Asia through leading the strategic development of the manufacturing footprint in the region.

Richard joined Accolade Wines, formally Constellation Brands, in 2007 from Imperial Tobacco where he had quickly risen through the ranks to become Production Manager, having started as a graduate trainee.

Richard holds a BEng in Manufacturing Engineering from Nottingham University and recently completed an MSc in Lean Operations Management from Cardiff University.