Company & Team
The Water Group LLC was born out of our love of brand building in the Wine and Spirits Industry by forging our expertise to create new brands in strategic growth categories.
Gigi Olah - CEO | Managing Partner
Kim Birkedal Hartmann - VP | Managing Partner
Ricky DeAngelo - VP | Managing Partner
Richard C. Watkins - CFO | Managing Partner
A passion for wines
World wide traveller
Richard C. Watkins
Richard P. DeAngelo
Young and ambitious
After studying international trade and obtaining a master’s degree in commercial promotion of wines and spirits, he started catering in Morocco where he was director of the restaurant Le Kimmy’z for 2 years.
Following this experience, he became brand ambassador wines & champagnes for one of the largest importer / distributor in Morocco.
Today he joined the family business: Birkedal Hartmann and deals with the development of new products in new markets.
Designer and wine lover
He is very passionate about photography and printing techniques of all kinds. Now, mature very attracated by communication ...
Today, he combines his knowledge and skills in graphic arts and food to his clients satisfaction.
He supports them in their projects, maintains a privileged relationship and follow them through the all process.