Jim Mortensen

President and Chief Executive Officer, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, USA

Jim Mortensen serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ltd. He was appointed to this position in September 2018. Jim is an accomplished general manager with more than 25+ years of global experience in consumer packaged goods businesses. His career spans several continents and senior level leadership positions including Region President, Latin America & Canada for Philip Morris International (PMI); Managing Director, Mexico, Ecuador & Peru; President, Philip Morris Japan K.K.; Senior Vice President, Sales & Distribution for Miller Brewing Company; and Vice President Trade Marketing for Philip Morris USA. In addition to his general management, sales and marketing expertise, Jim has substantive experience in building human capital capability, having served as Senior Vice President Human Resources at PMI. Jim earned a BS in business administration and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo.