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Why has Accolade Wines lost another CEO?

When it comes to HR announcements, the departure of a chief executive always gets the juices flowing. Why are they going? Where are they goi...

Job cuts not the whole story at AB InBev - Comment

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The strategic priorities behind PepsiCo shake-up

News that PepsiCo has reorganised its senior management team following the departure of Frito-Lay North America CEO Tom Greco prompted a flu...

Diageo and Vijay Mallya - The end of the affair

Earlier this month, Diageo announced that it has secured the resignation of United Spirits chairman Vijay Mallya from his position at the In...

Latest Interviews

Why did Mast-Jägermeister buy Sidney Frank? 10 Aug 2015

Andy Morton

Last week, Mast-Jägermeister, the German owner of the Jägermeister herbal liqueur, took control of its US distributor Sidney Frank Importing Co. Part of Mast-Jägermeister's new strategy to control distribution in its core markets, the acquisition was otherwise noteworthy because of the important role Sidney Frank has played in Jägermeister's global rise.With Jägermeister sales in the US under pressure, Mast-Jägermeister is looking to move away from its famous brand's reputation as a party shot and embrace the new craft spirits culture. But, as Mast-Jägermeister executive board member Michael Volke told just-drinks from New York last week, not completely away.

Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO - Part II 12 Feb 2015

Olly Wehring

In the second part of just-drinks' exclusive interview with the outgoing CEO of Pernod Ricard, Pierre Pringuet, here he looks back at some of the deals that have shaped the company, and his role in their negotiation.

Latest News

Westons MD to chair UK cider trade ass'n 21 Oct 16

Andy Morton

The managing director of Westons has been appointed the new chairperson of the UK's National Association of Cider Makers (NACM).

Jobs at new India hub won't affect staff - Diageo 18 Oct 16

Andy Morton

Diageo has said that jobs at its new business centre in India will not initially come from within the company's global network.

Talking Rain appoints former Red Bull exec as CMO 17 Oct 16

Lucy Britner

US soft drinks producer Talking Rain has appointed Brian Kuz to the role of chief marketing officer.

William Grant poaches Diageo exec for GTR team 10 Oct 16

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has appointed a former Diageo executive to head up its Travel Retail unit in Taiwan. 

Distell brings UK distribution in-house 4 Oct 16

Lucy Britner

Distell will terminate all third-party distribution relationships in the UK as it looks to handle its own portfolio in the country.

Heineken creates global off-premise role 30 Sep 16

Olly Wehring

Heineken has created a new global role that will focus on global off-premise operators.

Latest blogs

Heineken brings commercial know-how to new recruitment drive 16 Sep 16

Andy Morton

Heineken is known for its flashy adverts. Now the brewer has given the star treatment to a new recruitment drive with a glamorous and highly-persuasive ad that, quite frankly, had the staff here at just-drinks dusting off their resumes.

PepsiCo's Johnston's new Twitter role is hard to Tweet 8 Apr 16

Andy Morton

The drinks industry could do more to benefit from new technology.

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