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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....

Is Diageo approaching its "Et tu, Brute" Moment?

It would be very easy to get carried away by the latest stirrings from Diageo over in the US. Indeed, when the Securities & Exchange Commiss...

What lies ahead for PepsiCo in tough H2?

You can't argue with Indra Nooyi's logic. As her company released first-half results last week, the PepsiCo CEO described a decision to crea...

Analysis - Storm clouds lift over Diageo Towers

Is the sun finally about to return for Diageo? Analysts at Nomura have upgraded their rating for the global drinks giant from 'neutral' to '...

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

Coca-Cola Co's science chief retires 25 Nov 15

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co's chief science & health officer is to retire. Rhona Applebaum told the company last month of her intention to step down, although Coca-Cola has only confirmed the move this week.

Sidney Frank CEO to head Clooney's import co 23 Nov 15

Lucy Britner

The CEO of Sidney Frank Importing is leaving the firm to head up George Clooney's new spirits import company. 

Diageo Australia appoints commercial head 20 Nov 15

Lucy Britner

Diageo's Australia unit has confirmed the appointment of Simon Tamke to the role of commercial director.

SHS Group names new drinks head 17 Nov 15

Andy Morton

UK company SHS Group has appointed a Coca-Cola Enterprises exec to head up its drinks division. 

Altia appoints managing director for Cognacs 17 Nov 15

Lucy Britner

Altia Group has created a managing director role for its Cognac division. Jérôme Durand has assumed the position at Larsen SAS, following the integration of the Cognac house into the group. 

Treasury Wine Estates switches CFO 13 Nov 15

Lucy Britner

Treasury Wine Estates has appointed Noel Meehan as the company’s new chief financial officer. Meehan replaces Tony Reeves, who has decided to leave the role. 

Latest blogs

Tax Free World Association - Day three: Beam Suntory's big boat and Patron's virtual home 22 Oct 15

Andy Morton

just-drinks is in Cannes this week at the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

AB InBev's Brito might not recognise a hop, but he knows a good deal 29 Sep 15

Andy Morton

While analysts mull the numbers of Anheuser-Busch InBev's impending offer for SABMiller, there's a timely reminder in The Times newspaper this week that the proposed deal may yet fall victim to other vagaries.

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