PERNOD RICARD USA
There are several key senior management changes at the drinks company. PAUL DUFFY, chairman and CEO, Pernod Ricard USA, has been appointed chairman and CEO, The Absolut Company. Duffy, who also was named to the Pernod Ricard Group Executive Committee, succeeds PHILIPPE GUETTAT, who has been named chairman and CEO, Mumm Martell Perrier Jouet Company, replacing LIONEL BRETON, who is retiring. In his new role, Duffy will assume global responsibility for the marketing, production and commercial development of Absolut Vodka, Malibu Rum and Kahlua. BRYAN FRY, currently president and CEO, Pernod Ricard Brazil, will succeed Duffy. Fry will be replaced by THIBAULT CUNY, currently CFO, Pernod Ricard USA. Replacing Cuny will be JOHN NICODEMO, currently COO, Pernod Ricard Korea.