Cruzan International has announced the appointment of Ola Salmen as its new chairman of the board.

Salmen commenced the position at Cruzan, a US rum, brandy and wine supplier, last Tuesday (13 December). The company, based in West Palm Beach, Florida, imports alcoholic beverages as well as manufacturing vinegar and fine foods.

The Absolute Spirits Company took a controlling interest of Cruzan in September, acquiring the controlling stake from Angostura.