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PEOPLE WITH PASSION BUILDING OUR CUSTOMERS BRANDS

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Antonio

ANTONIO DE GOUVEIA

GENERAL MANAGER

As General Manager, Antonio leads by example he facilitates staff to reach their full potential & in turn demands high standards. His many years of experience in the industry has afforded him the ability to manage customer expectations and give focus to dealing with company strategies. Antonio enjoys bringing multiple personalities and disciplines together to work as a team to meet customer challenges & build customer brands.
Antonio enjoys spending time with family and friends, kiteboarding, running, reading and trying new restaurants.

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NATASHA DU TOIT

OFFICE & ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Natasha is the glue that holds the company together. As manager, she has her hand on the heartbeat of the operations at ACS, including maintaining deadlines. She is constantly looking for ways to improve existing systems and procedures, and ensuring ACS evolves with the times. Natasha loves tackling new challenges, she always strives to see the positive in the most difficult situations and constantly focuses on solutions. She has a winning attitude, with a hunger for knowledge. She enjoys spending quality time with her beautiful daughters and loving husband.

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NINA STOBER

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

With more than 10 years at ACS, Nina oversees the quality and production function of the business with the help of her team, they aim to deliver both service and production of the highest standard. Nina is a new mother to a precious daughter and family is everything to her. She enjoys being out with her family in the nature, whether it be kayaking, 4x4'ing, camping, hiking and exploring new adventures around Cape Town.

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CHANTAL FORBES

ACCOUNTANT

Chantal forms the support system of ACS. She manages the HR and account department. With more than 13 years experiences, Chantal has proven to be trustworthy and honest, her strong work ethics have proven how dedicated she is to her work. She has a shy personality but deep down she is friendly, kind & easy to approach. When she’s not updating the numbers she is spending time with her kids, hiking, going to the beach, doing DIY projects.

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BIANCA SMIT

IMPORT MANAGER

Bianca is a cool-headed master of relationships. She makes everything seem simple. As an import manager she has her hands to the pulse of the company, keeping the deadlines in check and clients happy. Bianca's 16+ years with ACS ensures she knows what is ultimately possible, yet sometimes she makes the impossible happen. In her spare time, she loves baking, cooking, arts & crafts and her pets.

Eve

EVE McKERCHAR

SENIOR OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Eve has recently joined the ACS family, she is senior support to the administration department, her current focus is assisting in improving on current systems and procedures. She brings with her an optimistic, positive “can do” attitude and thoroughly enjoys problem solving.
In her spare time, she loves being outdoors, spending time with her family and enjoying a glass of wine.

ACCOUNT MANAGERS

taryn

TARYN NEWPORT

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

With a new day, comes new strength and new thoughts. Taryn Taylor is responsible for taking care of our spirits, beer and olive oil portfolio of clients. She keeps forecast of the clients packaging needs and ensures that every client gets the best service by attending to every query and going an extra mile. She is an outgoing, bubbly and very ambitious personality, who enjoys working with people. In her spare time she enjoys photography, writing and hiking.

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ANNELINE VAN STADEN

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Anneline is diligent and task driven and sees herself as an unofficial employee of each of her clients. She strives for professional and excellent service, with long-term customer relations with her clients. Apart from work, she also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. When not organizing one of her kids' parties or a family braai, she enjoys a good glass of wine with food to compliment.

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SONELLE ROUX

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Sonelle has been part of the ACS family for more than 4 years. She enjoys interacting with people and she takes customer service very seriously. Her dedication and honesty make it easy for clients to trust her resulting in long term relationships. When she is not at work, Sonelle enjoys exploring places she has never been to before and socialising with friends at a braai with a glass of wine.

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CHANÉ SOLOMONS

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Chané thrives to ensure that clients receive excellent service in building their brand, ensuring the company’s image & reputation is presented in an approvable manner whilst ensuring that clients’ needs are met in a timeless manner. Her ambition and self-driven attitudes make it easy to jump in the deep end and be able to swim. When she’s not meeting with her clients, she spends time relaxing with family and friends and hitting the gym.

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ELSA VAN DER MERWE

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Elsa maintains current business and sources new opportunities. She believes that delivering a good quality service and product is the key to success. She prides herself in building good customer relationships. She’s a peoples’ person and loves being part of the ACS family. She is focused, organised, & friendly. When she is not in the office or visiting clients, she is spending time with her family, she enjoys going out and about and visiting the winelands.

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ROZANNE TERBLANCHE

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Rozanne is a go getter & optimistic person. Her competitive side and eagerness to learn keeps her on top of her game. Her uniqueness lies in accepting all challenges and moving with the changes in the wine industry. She adores spending time with friends and family, reading and visiting the winelands. She is an adventure seeker, lover of life and an explorer of hidden gems in Cape Town.

Liona-Barkhuizen

Liona Barkhuizen

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

With extensive experience in Client Relations and Account Management, Liona manages the Spirits team on a National and International level.

She is passionate about assisting clients and turning their ideas on projects into a reality. She enjoys Wines and Spirits festivals and keeping up with the latest trends.

ADMINISTRATION

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ANIKA VENTER

ADMINISTRATOR

As a member of the administration team, Anika ensures that the sales team receives adequate support. She works tirelessly to provide the best possible quality product at the most reasonable price. She loves to learn and takes her work very seriously. She is responsible for liaising with overseas suppliers on client’s projects. Anika believes that with a "can do" attitude you can achieve anything. She enjoys spending time with family and friends & exploring new places.

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LAMESE RHODE

ADMINISTRATOR

Lamese’s crazy socialite personality brings out the best in everyone at the office, she is helpful and passionate about assisting clients to find the best product solution with the finest service. As the industry evolves and challenges arise, she always maintains a positive attitude and finds a lesson in every challenge.If she is not reading, she is hiking and enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys various out-door sports.

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MONIQUE RAS

ADMINISTRATOR

Monique ensures that clients orders are processed on time and that every customer she deals with experiences next level customer service. She does everything to the best of her ability with a deep passion to satisfy client's needs. When Monique is not busy providing top class customer service at ACS. She is spending time with her kids, she enjoys hiking, working out, loves the outdoors, especially walking her dog.

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JADE SUDANO

ADMINISTRATOR

Jade’s friendliness is the first thing that captures you when you meet her. She works eagerly and diligently to ensure that all orders placed are processed timeously. Her more than willingness to help means you always get a "yes" and speaks volume to her positive attitude and willingness to go the extra mile. Jade loves spending time with her son other times you will find her with a fishing rod, running or training her dog.

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CHARLOTTE DREYER

ADMINISTRATOR

Charlotte is the queen of optimism. Her positive attitude surpasses all and every challenge. She is extremely approachable and an all-rounder. Her unyielding ambition and willingness to assist everyone in the office keeps her up to date with product knowledge and feeds her hunger to constantly learn new things. When she’s not brightening up ACS with her smile and positive energy, she is home cooking whilst enjoying a glass of red wine. She loves socialising with family and friends.

Lizane

LIZANÈ LA GRANGE

ADMINISTRATOR

Lizanè is new to the administration department, she has a positive attitude and enjoys learning new things. She is excited to gain more knowledge in her position and looking forward to building lasting relationships. When shes not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends.

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MEGAN HAMPSON

ADMINISTRATOR

Quality Supervisor  Zenande’s sunshine smile makes you forget all your problems. Miss Sunshine winner started 2016 as an intern and is now a quality supervisor. She alongside the Quality Manager oversee production while ensuring that the best quality products are delivered to clients.  She enjoys running, playing netball, reading books and listening to Accappela music.

ZENANDE GOBENI

QUALITY SUPERVISOR

Zenande’s sunshine smile makes you forget all your problems. She works alongside the Quality Manager to oversee the production process. Zenande is shy in personality but deep down she’s a peoples person. She firmly believes that challenges are there to make you realise your potential and dreams. She’s young, dedicated, energetic and puts extra effort in satisfying client needs. She enjoys running, playing netball, reading books and listening to Accappela music.

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