Bacardi USA has named Michael Misiorski as its new senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Misiorski joins Bacardi USA from the Absolut Spirits Co, where he was CFO and vice president of finance. Before that, he spent 13 years at Seagram.

He succeeds Ken Sutter who is taking a leadership position on a global technology project at Bacardi, the company said yesterday (3 November).

John  Esposito, president and CEO of Bacardi USA, said: "Michael's varied  background and broad industry and financial expertise makes him an ideal addition to our leadership team."