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Thursday 2 July 2015

Pernod Ricard

New operations chief for Absolut

Anna Schreil has been named as the new vice president of operations at Absolut Vodka effective from 1 July.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Whisky has ‘regained its attractiveness’

Scotch whisky is moving beyond its traditional consumer base and has “regained its attractiveness” following a “challenging year”, according to the CEO of Chivas Brothers.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux-finished Irish whiskey launched

Pernod Ricard’s Irish subsidiary, Irish Distillers, has unveiled the first single pot still Irish whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux casks.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Buoyant spirits giants leave Diageo glum

The mood music around the world’s major spirits companies is beginning to sound more cheerful. However, Diageo seems less than positive.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod hails ‘solid’ performance

Pernod Ricard has become the latest drinks group to reflect a steadily resurgent Asian market and buoyant US dollar, as it reported 2% organic sales growth at the end of the third quarter.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi lays off 15% of North American staff

Bacardi has begun the process of firing around 80 of its 600 employees in North America, maintaining that “it is business as usual” at the company.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod signals Indian ambition

Pernod Ricard’s Indian subsidiary has extended its borrowing limit to Rs1,500 crore (£161.5 million), a sign that the group is keen to tackle rival Diageo’s current dominance of this market through United Spirits.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod announces new appointments

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has announced a number of new appointments including a number of key positions for Asia.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Ricard challenges meaning of ‘craft’

Pernod Ricard’s new CEO Alexandre Ricard has criticised the “vague” definition of craft spirits, especially in the US whiskey market.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod profits slip as Ricard takes charge

Pernod Ricard saw net profits drop 5% in the first half of 2014/15, as the company announces its financial results and the appointment of Alexandre Ricard.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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