Remy Cointreau has appointed a new vice president of marketing for its US distribution subsidiary.

Vincent Duhem will take up the post next month having spent the last eight years as Champagne international director of marketing for the company in France.

In his new role, Duhem will work directly with France and Remy Cointreau USA's spirit agency partners to create and execute marketing strategies, the company said yesterday (19 December).

Remy Cointreau USA president and CEO Tom Jensen said: "With Vincent's experience and expertise, he is the perfect candidate to execute our marketing strategies as we enter the next stage of our company's growth. His prior knowledge and understanding of our brands will provide a smooth transition and continued success within our portfolio. We are excited to have such a dedicated and passionate candidate joining our team,"

Duhem added: "The US is at the heart of Remy Cointreau, the Edrington Group and Russian Standard's global ambitions and I am very excited to be part of the challenge. I hope to bring to Remy Cointreau USA my experience in both strategic and executional brand management and, with the teams, set new standards in premium brand marketing."