William Grant has bolstered it travel retail marketing department.

The UK distiller confirmed to just-drinks today (20 March) that Nick Woodward has moved within the organisation to assume the newly-created position of marketing manager for global travel retail. The appointment became effective at the beginning of this month.

Woodward has been with William Grant since 1999, having left his previous role as UK brand manager for Dunhill and Rothmans cigarettes. He has spent the majority of his time at William Grant a business development manager for the Nordic region, concentrating on the Scandinavian countries.

Woodward will be based at the company's offices in Richmond, a spokesperson said.