Kirsten comes to Armit on the back of over 15 years working with International luxury brands, most recently at heritage wine merchants Berry Bros. & Rudd. Starting her vinous life in Marketing and moving into General Management Kirsten quickly became captivated by the way relationships are cultivated in wine, and the constant innovation - despite the age of the trade itself. Kirsten has a keen eye for brand and product positioning through a strategic, fully integrated approach, generating revenue growth and brand awareness. Kirsten has worked at TAG Heuer, Aquascutum and Paul Smith amongst others.
Managing Director, Hong Kong
Richard spent over a decade as a schoolmaster and Head of Languages, teaching English in Japan, then Japanese and French in UK. He also worked as a buyer in France. Richard joined Armit Wines as Director of Export in Spring 2008 from Corney and Barrow, where he had been Head of Export Sales. He became Director of Private Clients in 2010, before deciding in 2012 to relocate to Hong Kong as Managing Director for the Asia region. Richard manages trade and private client accounts. Richard lives in Deep Water Bay with his wife Atiya and two children. His interests include cooking, music, cricket and golf.