ANDY FENNELL has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer. The move follows the departure of ROB MALCOLM, President of Global Marketing, Sales and Innovation who will retire from the business in December. The sales team will now be led by RON ANDERSON, who has been appointed as Chief Customer Officer. Anderson and Fennell have also been appointed to its executive committee.
Also, Diageo has also appointed six of its senior management staff to the executive committee. NICK BLAZQUEZ, Managing Director for Africa; DAVID GOSNELL, Managing Director, Global Supply; RANDY MILLIAN, Managing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean; IAN WRIGHT, Corporate Relations Director; LARRY SCHWARTZ, President of Diageo USA; and Glibert Ghostine, Managing Director of Continental Europe.