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Thursday 31 July 2014

Ivan Menezes

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 announces leadership shake up

The chief executive of Diageo has announced a series of leadership changes to build on its success in emerging markets and continue an ambition to dominate the global drinks industry.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks profits slow as economy recovers

There is a dichotomy between the global economy moving out of recession and companies experiencing slowing profits growth.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo sales slowed by ‘weak’ markets

Diageo has reported a slow down in sales caused by weak emerging markets in the final six months of 2013.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

US is ‘the linchpin’ for Diageo

God Bless America. That could have been the theme tune accompanying the announcement of Diageo’s annual results for the year to the end of June.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Diageo profits and sales grow in 2013

Diageo has announced net sales growth of 5% and an operating profit growth of 8% in its preliminary results for the year ending 30 June 2013.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Diageo boss tipped for new chairman role

Paul Walsh, the out-going chief executive of drinks giant Diageo, has been linked with the role of chairman at a FTSE 100 Index company.

Monday, June 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Diageo CEO leaves impressive legacy

“Diageo is a very fine racehorse but it can’t have two jockeys,” said chief executive of Diageo, Paul Walsh, in an exclusive interview with db.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Ivan Menezes to take over at Diageo

Diageo has today announced that Ivan Menezes will replace Paul Walsh as the company’s chief executive with effect from 1 July 2013, with Walsh retiring from the company in June 2014.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Menezes moves to Diageo executive board

Diageo has appointed Ivan Menezes to its board as an executive director, driving speculation that he is the top internal candidate to succeed current CEO, Paul Walsh.

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 No Comments »

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