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Simpson takes top spot at Pol Roger

James Simpson MW has become managing director of Pol Roger Ltd, the Champagne house’s UK office and agency business. Simpson, who started the new post at Pol Roger Ltd this week, was formerly sales and marketing director, and has worked for the company since 1993. Well known to those in the UK wine trade, Simpson is an active member of the Wine Trade Sports Club, the Institute of Masters of Wine, the Varsity tasting competitions, The Worshipful Company of Vintners, as well as The Royal Warrant Holders Association.

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Chantal takes helm at Chateau

The Old Mission Peninsula’s Chateau Chantal has named a new chief executive officer – Marie-Chantal Dalese, daughter of founders Bob and Nadine Begin and former marketing director. She follows Jim Krupka, who served as CEO for the last 10 years and has retired. Dalese returned to the family winery in 2009 with her husband, Paul, who serves as vineyard manager.

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2014 in Placemaking: A Quiet Movement Takes Root

2014 was a remarkable year for Placemaking, and as PPS prepares to enter its 40th year at the helm of this growing movement, we are energized and humbled by the incredible forward motion we helped to generate throughout the past year. In communities all over the world, we are seeing a new focus on Place Governance, as Placemaking has emerged as a way to address and bring together multiple causes—from transportation and local economies, to public health and sustainability. With Placemaking taking root in more and more communities worldwide, this year PPS watched, proudly and in awe, as many of the projects we helped to get off the ground began to take on a life of their own. Many of the projects that PPS helped to nurture in their visionary stages have indeed grown into spectacular places in 2014 …READ MORE

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