US: Heineken promotes marketing VP to lead core brand

By | 30 July 2012

Colin Westcott-Pitt will take over marketing on brand Heineken

Colin Westcott-Pitt will take over marketing on brand Heineken

Heineken USA has appointed a new marketing vice-president for its flagship beer.

Colin Westcott-Pitt will lead marketing for brand Heineken in the US, the company announced on Friday (27 July). For the past two years, he has served as VP of marketing for Dos Equis, Amstel Light and Newcastle Brown Ale. 

The appointment is effective immediately, Heineken said. It is not immediately clear who Westcott-Pitt is replacing.

Westcott-Pitt graduated from the UK's University of East London in 1992. He spent eight years at the Whitbread Beer Company before joining InBev USA and later Pernod Ricard, where he was global brand director for three years.

Westcott-Pitt helped lead the recent “No Bollocks” advertising campaign for Heineken's Newcastle Brown Ale brand.

Sectors: Beer & cider, HR – personnel

Companies: Heineken, InBev, Pernod, Ricard

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