Our People

Benjamin Testa – General Manager

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Ben has been with Labelhouse for just on 10 years now, having started in Sales and progressing through the company in various additional roles throughout this time. His background is in wine, print and design. Ben started working in Wine retail from an early age and worked as a consultant to off-premise liquor stores for over 10 years. He also has a diploma in Industrial Design and studied his Masters in Wine Technology and Marketing. Ben’s father was heavily involved in the sheet fed printing industry from which he learnt the foundations of what he knows today.

Ben takes a lateral approach to finding a solution and draws on his product knowledge and design background to offer Labelhouse customers’ alternative options for their brands to stand out on shelf and have maximum impact.
He acts as a support to the sales staff and is always keen to hear how Labelhouse can better cater to the customer’s and market requirements whilst driving innovation and excellence. His philosophy of Labelhouse being more than a supplier is seen in our new tagline, “Labelhouse – Your brand partner in packaging and print”. He encourages you to utilise the experience which is offered by his team and himself and is happy to visit you with one of our appropriate sales team.

Ben Testa
P 03 9460 3211
M 0424 904 144

Frank Smout – Sales Manager

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With over 35 year experience, Frank is one of the most experienced people in the Label Industry. Dealing with Frank is a very refreshing experience as he is one of the most trustworthy and honest people you could meet. Frank has a love for the wine industry but also services clients in a cross section of other categories. He has a very unique approach to sales and his years of involvement with self-adhesive labels means there is not too many scenarios he hasn’t seen before. Therefore he can offer technical and design advice that very few others are qualified to do.

Frank is an integral member of Labelhouse and is a sounding board for the sales and customer service team on a variety of issues. Frank openly and freely gives of his time to ensure Labelhouse customers receive service above and beyond expectations. His passion and determination to achieve the best outcome for our customers is reason enough to contact him. If you have any Wine & Beverage enquiries please contact him for an appointment:

Frank Smout
P 03 9460 3211
M 0418 335 239

Tanya Dohse – Wine & Beverage Account Manager

Tanya has a very strong understanding of the requirements of the Wine Industry. With a diploma in Wine Marketing from Roseworthy and experience working with some of the biggest brands in Australia she has a unique view of the industry. Tanya’s background in wine varied from Consultancy to Viticulture to Sales and Marketing. These skills combined with her love of packaging and design has resulted in her move to Labelhouse and her desire to help improve customers’ shelf presence and sales potential.

She has a good grasp of the pressures in a modern day winery and their expectations of suppliers. Tanya has a very methodical approach and has solution based ideas. She is driven to ensure the highest level of service is provided to her customers and endeavours to keep all parties informed throughout the process to meet targeted deadlines.

During her short time at Labelhouse, Tanya has already proven to be an invaluable team member and has won over many existing and new customers with her approach. If you have any Wine & Beverage enquiries please contact her for an appointment:

Tanya Dohse
P 03 9460 3211
M 0467 467 335

Christina Clark – FMCG Account Manager

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Christina has been with Labelhouse for almost 2 years now, working in customer service supporting our sales team and customers. During this time, she has strived to learn as much as possible about our various printing processes and techniques to enable her to provide a holistic and comprehensive solution to deliver a product specific to your needs. Christina has greatly enjoyed her internal education in labels and packaging and hopes to share this knowledge with you.

Christina also has a strong background in the wine industry, with over 10 years’ experience both here in Australia in retail and wholesale; and also in England for renowned wine-merchant Berry Brothers & Rudd. Throughout this time she has gathered a wealth of knowledge dealing with a diverse range of clients and a wide range of products. She is always adapting to her customers’ requirements, priding herself on her high level of customer service and satisfaction.

Christina is an energetic and prized member of our team, with a can do attitude. She is always available to provide you solutions to you packaging requirements; taking great pride in work with you from the initial concept and to making it into a product you can be proud of. If you have any F.M.C.G. or Tasmanian account inquires please contact her for an appointment:

Christina Clark
P 03 9460 3211
0467 467 833
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