William Grant & Sons has appointed André de Almeida to the role of director Europe travel retail.

De Almeida is the current area director for Edrington with responsibility for the Middle East, Turkey and Americas duty-free. He will take up his new Glasgow-based post on 16 July.

He will report to Rita Greenwood, William Grant's managing director for global travel retail. 

“André will have a critical role to play as we seek to reshape our European business and further build our relationships with key global customers,” said Greenwood.