GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard announces exec reshuffle
Jean-Marc Bryskère will leave his post as managing director of Pernod Ricard Netherlands to become MD of the French firm's entire Benelux business.
He will be replaced by Erik Zaal, the current sales director at Pernod Ricard Netherlands.
In neighbouring Belgium, Béatrice Morane will become MD of Pernod Ricard's business in the country, after most recently being marketing and business development director for Pernod Ricard Europe.
Both Zaal and Morane will report to Bryskère. Morane's successor has yet to be announced.
Elswehere, Bryan Fry, currently marketing vice president of Pernod Ricard Asia, will become MD of the group in Brasil. He will report to Pernod Ricard Americas CEO Philippe Dréano and replaces Gilles Bogaert, who is to be the French drinks giant's new finance director.
Bryan Fry replaces Victor Jerez, who will leave his post in Brazil to become MD of the Wyborowa vodka business. Wyborowa's current MD, César Giron, is to become chairman and CEO of the Pernod pastis business.
In Spain, Sergio Marly, the commercial director of Pernod Ricard Spain, is to be managing director of Pernod Ricard Argentina and will report to Eduardo Otero, in charge of the Pernod Ricard Southern Cone and Andes Cluster.
Christian Barré, currently managing director of Pernod Ricard Switzerland, will become MD of Domecq Bodegas, the Spanish wine business. Barré will report to Laurent Lacassagne, Domecq Bodegas becoming a direct affiliate of Pernod Ricard Europe. His replacement will be announced at a later stage.
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