MEET THE TEAM
Madelein worked at Swartland Winery as an Export Coordinator from 2008 & in 2014 she was appointed as the Stock Coordinator of the local & international warehouses. In 2017 she added the Export Coordinator function to her portfolio again & today she is the Key Account Manager that looks after our valued clients’ needs from purchasing till stock arrival at destination.
Rob started working with Swartland in 2012 and has been a major driving force in creating Swartland’s new brand image. He is based in our export office in Bordeaux, France, closer to our main export markets. Rob’s knowledge of international wine markets has helped us grow our global network of importers; he is always on the move promoting our wines around the world.
Annaline da Fontes
Annaline worked as Swartland’s Export coordinator since 2007, joined the Financial Creditors in 2009, from where she moved to Purchasing Clerk in 2009. Today, Annaline is our skilful Operations Manager, responsible for the operational functions that include handling of filled product, dry stock purchases and scheduling of Swartland and co-ordinating external bottling clients.
Gerda started working at Swartland Winery in 2001 as Laboratory Manager for 8 years, until end of 2009 she became our Quality Manager. Gerda ensures that Swartland Winery complies to all International Food Safety Standards & Ethical standards, and is in control of the Routine and Bottling quality control laboratories. She also liaises with our customers.