Irvin Goldman joined Acker, America’s oldest wine merchant and the world’s largest fine and rare wine auction house. as Chief Executive Officer in 2017. Irv brings over 30 years’ experience in the financial services and investment industry to Acker, focusing on growing and expanding Acker’s business operations domestically and worldwide. Prior to joining Acker, Irvin was Head of Strategy of the Chief Investment Office of JP Morgan Chase, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Managing Director and Head of Interest Rate & Derivative Sales and Trading at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Tariffs impact on sales and collecting:
European wine exports to the U.S. have fallen dramatically. According to the U.S. International Trade Commission, imports of French wine from January to June 2020 were down more than 50 percent compared to the same period last year. Spanish wine imports were down 60 percent.16 March 2021