Melbourne Gin Company has appointed Hugh Leech as its National Brand Ambassador.
Hugh is apt for the role, having worked for four years at Melbourne’s renowned Gin Palace and, hence, having extensive knowledge of the category.
After leaving the Gin Palace in 2017, Hugh joined the team at Only Bitters & The Bitters Lab as a consultant and trade representative, assisting in promoting brand expertise to Melbourne’s hospitality community.
Hugh is also one of the four partners behind Marionette Liqueurs, an Australian brand dedicated to showcasing local fruit and farmers in staple bar liqueurs.
Andrew Marks, distiller and creator of The Melbourne Gin Company, said of Hugh’s appointment: “We are thrilled to welcome Hugh Leech to our team and believe that he will play an important role in the business. We aim to maintain strong relationships with the professional community and help everyday people fall in love with MGC. With his experience and passion for the industry, Hugh has everything to support us on this path. ”
Hugh will officially commence his role with Melbourne Gin Company on Monday 7th May.