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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...

Spirits in 2015 - just-drinks Review of the Year

With 2015 drawing to a close, just-drinks looks back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry. Here, de...

Is Quincey set to be Coca-Cola Co’s next CEO?

Yesterday, the Coca-Cola Co announced the promotion James Quincey to the role of president & COO....

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

Carlsberg to close UK distribution arm 29 Jun 16

Lucy Britner

Carlsberg will cease to run its own distribution services in the UK.


Pernod Ricard exec shuffle - Denis O'Flynn leaves 28 Jun 16

Lucy Britner

The head of Pernod Ricard's UK unit, Denis O'Flynn, has decided to leave the company. 


Boston Beer brings in Jon Potter to CMO role 27 Jun 16

Andy Morton

The Boston Beer Co has appointed its first chief marketing officer as it struggles against falling sales and volumes.


Ex-William Grant CEO Stella David re-joins Bacardi 24 Jun 16

Olly Wehring

The former head of William Grant & Sons, Stella David, has returned to her previous employer Bacardi, this time as a director.


Korbel's Healy becomes Wine Institute chair 20 Jun 16

Olly Wehring

Trade association The Wine Institute has elected its latest chairperson.


Pernod Ricard makes regional, management changes 17 Jun 16

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard has made a raft of managerial changes in Asia and the Americas, following structural modifications in the regions. 

Latest blogs

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.


Lessons from the past in PepsiCo heir-apparent talk 31 Mar 16

Andy Morton

The soft drinks world is abuzz today over what an executive shake-up at PepsiCo might mean to on-going speculation over CEO Indra Nooyi's successor.

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