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What will be Ian Curle's Edrington legacy?

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Latest Interviews

"You could argue that we are stupid to sell in Travel Retail; for us it is the right environment" - Interview, Edrington MD for Global Travel Retail, Igor Boyadjian 10 Oct 2017

Andy Morton

In early-October, Edrington officially unveiled its new Global Travel Retail range for its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky brand. The Macallan Quest Collection differs from its predecessor, the 1824 range, by having four SKUs instead of three. At the Tax Free World Association exhibition in Cannes, just-drinks sat down with Edrington's MD for GTR, Igor Boyadjian to discuss the reasons for the four tiers, why Edrington could exit the GTR channel and how digital is expected to transform transactions.


"I feel that this is my company" - Interview, Bacardi CEO-in-waiting Mahesh Madhavan- Part I 7 Mar 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Bacardi unveiled its CEO succession plan that will see Mahesh Madhavan, the current regional president for Asia, Middle East & Africa, become regional president for Europe ahead of replacing Mike Dolan in April next year. In the first of just-drinks' exclusive two-part interview, Olly Wehring speaks to Madhavan about his career to-date, and looks at the mechanics of the succession plan.

Latest News

Heineken on the hunt for new board member as chairman Hans Wijers readies departure 18 Dec 18

Olly Wehring

Heineken has lined up a new chair, with Jean-Marc Huët set to replace Hans Wijers in the role.


Alain Maingreaud replaces Erik Juul-Mortensen as TFWA president 14 Dec 18

Andy Morton

The Tax Free World Association, the trade body for Global Travel Retail, has elected Alain Maingreaud as its next president, replacing long-term incumbent and TFWA co-founder Erik Juul-Mortensen.


Patron Tequila CEO Ed Brown to step down as Bacardi integration completes 12 Dec 18

Andy Morton

Ed Brown, who led Patron Tequila from an upstart spirits company to a multi-billion-dollar takeover by Bacardi, is to step down as CEO and president.


Edrington CEO Ian Curle to step down next year 7 Dec 18

Andy Morton

Edrington CEO Ian Curle is to retire next year after 15 years in the post.


Treasury Wine Estates appoints Simon Carter as GTR GM 7 Dec 18

Olly Wehring

Treasury Wine Estates has promoted internally for a new GM of its Global Travel Retail operations.


The Coca-Cola Co chairman & former CEO Muhtar Kent to step down next year 6 Dec 18

Andy Morton

Former Coca-Cola Co CEO Muhtar Kent is to leave the company in April, handing over his current role of chairman to James Quincey.

Latest blogs

Situation Vacant - Must love whisk(e)y 8 Dec 16

Olly Wehring

Do you like whisk(e)y? And, I mean, really like whisk(e)y? Are you at a loose end in the first half of 2017? If so, then I've found just the job for you.


Anheuser-Busch InBev execs have a dream - a US$350m-sized one 15 Nov 16

Andy Morton

Ever wondered what fuels Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisitional drive? Is it naked ambition? Faith? The good of mankind?



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