The just-drinks interview II - Diageo

Diageo appears to be making light of the economic downturn, turning in highly respectable year-end figures late last month, but some brands performed better than others. In the second part of this special just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring gets Paul Walsh’s assessment of how some of Diageo’s key brands are faring, and also found time to ask him how long he might be thinking of remaining at the helm.

The just-drinks interview - Paul Walsh, Part II

9 September 2008

Diageo appears to be making light of the economic downturn, turning in highly respectable year-end figures late last month, but some brands performed better than others. In the second part of this special just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring gets Paul Walsh’s assessment of how some of Diageo’s key brands are faring, and also found time to ask him how long he might be thinking of remaining at the helm.

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