HR – personnel: Latest news and analysis articles
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...
Is Carlos Brito's job in danger?...
News that PepsiCo has reorganised its senior management team following the departure of Frito-Lay North America CEO Tom Greco prompted a flu...
Earlier this month, Diageo announced that it has secured the resignation of United Spirits chairman Vijay Mallya from his position at the In...
In July, Diageo turned its previously-combined Middle East & Global Travel Retail division into a standalone GTR unit. At the same time, TR head Doug Bagley stood down and was replaced by Dayalan Nayager, Bagley's European TR regional leader. Last month, at the Tax Free World Association exhibition in Cannes, just-drinks caught up with Nayager to find out how the new structure was working, as well as his thoughts on the overall state of the GTR channel.
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.
Pabst Brewing Co has recruited the recently-departed head of Duvel Moortgat's US division, Simon Thorpe, as its new CEO.
A strike threat at Diageo's UK production sites has been put on hold after the company negotiated a new proposal with workers over changes to pensions.
The Sazerac Co has opened its first office in Washington, DC with the appointment of Diageo's former US government lobbyist.
Diageo has signalled its intention to work more with programmatic marketing by appointing its first department head for the online advertising tool.
Bacardi has appointed KC Kavanagh its chief global communications officer.
Diageo has confirmed to just-drinks the imminent departure of its corporate relations director, Charlotte Lambkin, less than three years after taking up the role.
Ever wondered what fuels Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisitional drive? Is it naked ambition? Faith? The good of mankind?
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.
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