Seth Kaufman

Seth Kaufman, President and CEO

Seth Kaufman was appointed President and CEO of Vintage Wine Estates effective October 30, 2023.  For the last four years, Mr. Kaufman has been President and CEO of Moët Hennessy North America, which is a wine and spirits business of LVMH. In his role at LVMH - Moët Hennessy North America, in addition to delivering strong growth, Mr. Kaufman drove margin expansion, championed disruptive, yet compliant business changes to drive outperformance, re-imagined its operating model, initiated leading eBusiness strategies and championed a step-change approach to talent management.  Prior to LVMH, Mr. Kaufman progressively advanced through several roles over a nearly 20-year career at PepsiCo, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEP).  His roles included among others, Senior Vice President, Pepsi Trademark & Flavors and Chief Marketing Officer, PepsiCo North America Beverages, where he was honored with the recognition by Business Insider as being ranked fifteen among the “Top 50 Most Innovative CMOs in the World.”  He culminated his career at PepsiCo as President, PepsiCo North America Nutrition & The Hive Emerging Brand Unit.  He began his career in the advertising sales business as Regional Market Director for a division of Interep Radio in New York City.  Mr. Kaufman earned his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and his B.S. in Television, Radio & Film Management from the Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.