Coravin Names Ladd CEO

Coravin has appointed Christopher Ladd as its chief executive officer. Frédéric Levy, who occupied the role since 2015, stepped down January 31.

Ladd is a former executive of New Balance. In his new role, he will leverage his experience across consumer, retail, marketing and e-commerce to strengthen the Coravin brand. He brings more than 20 years of executive experience with brands such as Crocs, Lululemon and New Balance. The majority of his experience has focused on digital, retail, ecommerce and marketing in addition to scaling businesses globally. Moreover, he brings passion for wine and deep knowledge of the global digital consumer.

“On behalf of everyone at Coravin, we thank Fred for the contributions to the company over the past five years,” said Greg Lambrecht, founder of Coravin. “As we look forward, we are thrilled to welcome Chris in the role of CEO. His passion, creativity, and proven track record of building world-class brands are invaluable as we continue to pursue strategic growth and progress on our mission to change the way the world drinks wine.”