just the round-up - The week in drinks

By | 3 July 2009

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Carlsberg brewery sale

GERMANY: Carlsberg readies Braunschweig sale to Oettinger

Carlsberg has agreed the sale of one of its breweries in Germany.

SABMiller India departure

INDIA: SABMiller India MD to stand down

The head of SABMiller's beer business in India is to leave the group.

Pernod Ricard management changes

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard announces exec reshuffle

Pernod Ricard has announced a series of executive management changes across its business, all effective from 1 July.

William Grant poaches Diageo exec

US: William Grant & Sons appoints Diageo exec as US finance chief

Scotch whisky group William Grant & Sons has appointed Diageo executive Ronald Wall as its new chief financial officer for the US and Mexico.

PepsiCo Gatorade appointment

US: Sports marketing VP switch at PepsiCo's Gatorade

PepsiCo has confirmed a change of senior VP for sports marketing at its Gatorade division.

Diageo Asia Pacific departure

ASIA: Diageo details Asia Pacific MD departure

Diageo has provided further details on the recently announced departure of its Asia Pacific head.

Diageo job cuts

UK: Diageo to cut jobs, close sites in Scotland

Diageo is to cut more than 10% of its workforce in Scotland as part of a restructuring of its operations in the country.

SABMiller and BEE

S AFRICA: SABMiller sells stake to black investors

SABMiller will offer 10% of shares in its South African Breweries subsidiary to black investors, at an estimated cost of US$220m, to improve compliance with the Government's Black Economic Empowerment initiative.

Constellation Q1 results

US: Tough times continue for Constellation Brands in Q1

Constellation Brands has posted a marked fall in net sales and profits for the first quarter of its current fiscal year.

United Spirits stake sale

INDIA: Private equity firms named in United Spirits talks - report

The private equity firms in talks with United Spirits over a potential stake buy have been named by a local report as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Blackstone Group and Capital International.

Sectors: Beer & cider, Soft drinks, Spirits, Water, Wine

Companies: Diageo, SABMiller, Carlsberg, Pernod, Ricard, William Grant, PepsiCo, Constellation, United Spirits

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