The French drinks group Pernod Ricard has received an award for excellence for its shareholders.

The group received the 2002 ACE Award for Excellence for its shareholder magazine, Entreprendre. The ACE (Award for Communications Excellence) programme is sponsored each year by the New York chapter of the International Association of Business Communications (NY/IABC).
Alain-Serge Delaitte, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, oversees all aspects of the magazine and its production.

"Pernod Ricard is committed to providing our shareholders with quality information on our worldwide activities in a manner that is compelling and also complete," said Patrick Ricard, CEO and president. "We are proud that our efforts to build an informed readership have been honoured by such a prestigious communications award."