Bacardi Global Brands has made Gary Chau its new travel retail marketing director.

Chau, previously Bacardi's global brand manager for Bombay Sapphire gin, will report to Bacardi Global Brands managing director Maurice Doyle.

Chau will be based at Bacardi's UK office in Weybridge from 1 July. He will be assisted by marketing manager Charlotte Horn, brand manager Parmjeet Bahia, business development manager Gordon Buchanan and Paris-based marketing manager Valerie Choung.

"The Bacardi range are all definitive brands for international travellers. I look forward to continued growth and innovation in the travel-retail sector through new initiatives and programming," Chau said.