DRINKS Names Execs

Los Angeles-based DRINKS, a startup which is developing software which helps companies sell alcoholic beverages online via e-commerce, has named two executives, according to the company. According to the company, it has named Amber Roberts as Vice President of Enterprise, and Blake Hunter as Senior Director of Data Science. Roberts was most recently Head of Marketplace at Kroger, where the company said she spearheaded the establishment of its digital marketplace model. Hunter previously served as Senior Manager of Global Analytics at Activision Blizzard and a Lead Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft. The company said the two will help scale its Wine as a Service (WaaS) platform, support new partnership developments, and expand the integration and management of new data science capabilities.