Glenmorangie chief takes a leave of absence25th September, 2013 by Andy Young
Moët Hennessy has announced that Paul Skipworth is taking a leave of absence for personal reasons and will temporarily relinquish his role as president of the Glenmorangie Company.
Marc Hoellinger has taken over the role on an interim basis, and will assume all Skipworth’s responsibilities as president during this time.
The company also confirmed that Hoellinger will continue in his “key missions of Moët Hennessy marketing strategy director”.
Skipworth was promoted to president in 2011 from his previous role as chief operating officer, succeeding Paul Neep. As yet there is no indication as to how long Skipworth is expected to be absent for.
The company told db that Skipworth has Moët Hennessy’s full support in this decision and emphasised that it is a temporary move.
A spokesperson for the Glenmorangie Company said: “In full agreement with the Glenmorangie Company and with its support, Paul Skipworth has decided to take a leave of absence for personal reasons.
“Marc was previously Glenmorangie marketing director for three years in Paul Skipworth’s team before taking on the role of marketing strategy director within Moët Hennessy.”