Patrick Piana has hired been as Chief Executive Officer. Piana has over 15 years of international experience – begining his career with Philip Morris, before being appointed Senior Vice President of Moët Hennessy USA. Since 2OO7, he has acted as Senior Vice President of Pernod Ricard USA, in charge of the development in the US market of the Pernod Ricard Group’s brands, as well as the international development of the Wild Turkey brand. In his current position, Piana will assume overall responsibility for Remy Martin – managing the Brand and Communication teams, the Manufacturing and Development teams, the teams responsible for eaux-de-vie procurement and the preparation of products, as well as the financial control teams of Remy Martin’s cognac activities. He will be based in Cognac.