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Wednesday 23 July 2014

Diageo

Drinks giants gear up for ‘momentous’ year

The end of June may have marked watersheds for both Diageo and Pernod Ricard, respectively the world’s two leading premium alcohol groups.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

SABMiller takeover talk heats up

Speculation is growing that an AB InBev purchase of rival brewers SABMiller could be imminent, shutting out rumoured moves by Diageo to make the acquisition.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant donates to keep Scots in UK

Scotch producer William Grant and Sons has donated what has been described as a “substantial sum” of money to the campaign against Scottish independence.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo announces new SE Asia role

Diageo has appointed Apurvi Sheth to the newly created role of MD south east Asia emerging markets and joint ventures (JVs).

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo and SABMiller merger rumoured

Diageo and SABMiller are enjoying a rise in their stock ratings on the FTSE 100 amid rumours that the companies may merge.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo creates global comms role

Diageo has appointed former Downing Street spokesperson Vickie Sheriff to the new role of global communications director.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo takes control of United Spirits

Five years after entering initial takeover discussions, Diageo has finally achieved ownership of United Spirits (USL), India’s dominant spirits company.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo launches vodka-spritz for female wine drinkers

Diageo has launched a fizzy, fruit-flavoured vodka in a wine bottle to entice women looking for “a lighter alternative to wine”.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Thalidomide victims to sue Diageo

UK victims of the Thalidomide drugs scandal have launched legal action against Diageo, 50 years after the morning sickness drugs was first prescribed to their mothers.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo weighs in on Scottish independence

Scotland remaining part of the European Union is “extremely important” for the Scotch whisky industry, but the decision rests with the “people of Scotland”, Diageo’s chief executive has said.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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