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6th May 2014


Harviestoun has announced the departure of Chris Miller, Managing Director of the brewery. Toby Knowles will step up to the position on 5th May. In a further management change, Chris Seabrook will join the company as Director of Sales and Operations on 19th May.

Toby Knowles joined Harviestoun two years ago as Director of Sales and is relishing the opportunity to take the business forward in a new direction. “There’s never been a more exciting time to take on this challenge” he says. “I am looking forward to placing a stronger focus on building brand equity and carving out a place for us in the premium drinks category.”

Chris Seabrook brings a raft of experience to his new role with a CV that includes Southcorp Wines, Lanson Champagnes and Carlsberg. His appointment represents Harviestoun’s commitment to providing first class service to the trade. He says: “I’m absolutely delighted to soon be joining the Harviestoun team. The 30-year Harviestoun history has been built on passion, authenticity and total dedication to quality; and it’s this ethos and the many opportunities facing us as a team that I’m hugely excited about.”

Issued by Harviestoun Brewery.

Ewan McCowen / 01259 769 100 or 

Notes for Editors

Harviestoun Brewery was established in 1983 and has been under independent ownership since 2008. Their flagship beer is Bitter & Twisted; a golden ale which they have been brewing since 1997. And they are one of the pioneers of barrel-ageing beers; producing Ola Dubh in a unique partnership with Highland Park.