Blavod Extreme Spirits plc, the beverage company that makes Blavod Black Vodka and the Players Extreme line of vodkas and rums, said today that it had appointed Colin Campbell, 62, to the position of non-executive chairman of the board with effect on January 27, 2005.

The previous chairman, Allan Shiach, is, as planned, retiring from the board with effect on January 17, 2005.
He served as chairman since shortly prior to the initial AIM market listing,

Campbell recently retired from Moet Hennessy, where he worked primarily in sales and distribution focusing on the US and Asia. His last position was commercial managing director.