William Grant & Sons has found a new head for its Travel Retail division

William Grant & Sons has found a new head for its Travel Retail division

William Grant & Sons has poached an executive from Remy Cointreau to head up its Global Travel Retail division.

The UK-headquartered spirits company confirmed today (1 April) that Justin Weston has moved across to become MD of its Travel Retail unit. Weston replaces Rita Greenwood, who moved to the newly-created role of MD for developed European markets earlier this year.

Weston joins William Grant from Remy Cointreau, where he was MD & CEO for the global liqueurs & spirits unit. He has also held marketing roles with Fosters Wine Group, Pernod Ricard/Allied Domecq and LVMH Moet Hennessy.

“In an important strategic move for the company, Justin will be based in Singapore to help take advantage of the rapidly growing Asian and Middle East Travel Retail markets,” the firm said.

He started in his new role today, reporting in to CMO Maurice Doyle.

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