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10.2011

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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BEAM GLOBAL SPIRITS & WINE

CHRISTOPHER BAUDER has been appointed as the Bourbon Category Business Team (CBT) General Manager.  In this role, Bauder will lead Beam’s largest, top-performing spirits category and spearhead the continued growth of all bourbon brands in the US, including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Knob Creek, and Basil Hayden’s.  Before joining Beam, Bauder served as SC Johnson’s Vice President Marketing, International Markets.  Also, DEBORA BOYDA will join the organization as General Manager of the Mixables Category Business [...] Read More »

WILLIAM GRANT & SONS

ROBERT POLET has been named as a Non-Executive Director. He replaces GIANLUCA BROZETTI of Asprey International.  Polet has been CEO and President of the Gucci Group for the past seven years. Previously, he was President of Unilever’s Worldwide Ice Cream and Frozen Foods division. [...] Read More »

CASTLE BRANDS

ALEJANDRA PEÑA has joined the drinks company as Senior Vice President – Marketing and Brand Director of Pallini.  As such, she will be responsible for the marketing of all of the company’s brands globally.  She will also have direct responsibility for overseeing the marketing of Pallini liqueurs in the US.  Prior to joining Castle Brands, Peña most recently served as Marketing Vice President for Liqueurs and Spirits for Remy Cointreau USA, where she was responsible [...] Read More »

HAPPY 11Oth BIRTHDAY TO THE WEE JANIE!

Perhaps it’s the fresh Scottish air, maybe it’s good genes or possibly it’s indulging in a tipple of scotch, but whatever her secret, Scotland’s oldest lady, Janet Roberts, has reached the impressive age of 11O. The last surviving granddaughter of William Grant, the founder of Glenfiddich Distillery, Janet celebrated her 11Oth birthday on August 13. Born during the last year of the reign of Queen Victoria, Janet – or The Wee Janie, as she is [...] Read More »

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