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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

McWilliam's appoints new CEO after Gallo exit 27 May 16

James Atkinson

McWilliam’s Wines has followed its return to family control with the appointment of chairman Jeff McWilliam as its CEO.


Brown-Forman shuffles director pack 26 May 16

Lucy Britner

Brown-Forman has elected three new directors to its board, as it prepares for the retirement of its company vice chairman. 


Beam Suntory names CFO, makes structural changes 24 May 16

Lucy Britner

Beam Suntory has appointed a new CFO as it makes a number of management changes and restructures regional units.


Coca-Cola restructures global operations 24 May 16

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co has announced a raft of structural and personnel changes as it looks to align its operating units with its global bottling footprint. 


Pernod switches Travel Retail Europe op's director 23 May 16

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has announced the appointment of Ben Gibson as operations director for its European Travel Retail unit, with present incumbent Phil Corfield set to retire.


Purity Vodka appoints new CEO 19 May 16

Lucy Britner

Purity Vodka has promoted general manager Brian Citron to the role of president & CEO. 

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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