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William Grant & Sons Hires New Boss For UK and Ireland

Published on Jan 14 2016 11:39 AM in Drinks tagged: Wine / Drinks / William Grant & Sons

William Grant & Sons Hires New Boss For UK and Ireland

William Grant & Sons, which produces brands such as Glenfiddich and Tullamore Dew, has confirmed that Rita Greenwood has been appointed to the role of Managing Director for its UK & Ireland operation.

Greenwood will be taking on this responsibility from Chris Mason, who has successfully led the UK business over many years. Mason will continue to lead the William Grant & Sons business in Europe as Managing Director Developed European Markets.

Greenwood comes with a wealth of experience having formerly held roles across the William Grant & Sons business including Managing Director Global Travel Retail, Managing Director Developed European Markets and Commercial Director in the UK.

Simon Hunt, William Grant & Sons Chief Commercial Officer said: “Rita and Chris are both incredibly experienced and effective leaders who, over the years have been instrumental in the development of our business in the UK and Europe. These are complex markets and the change in roles for Rita and Chris will mean a refreshed focus in all areas that will drive forward our ambitions. I wish them both well.”

Rita Greenwood said: “I am delighted to be taking on this role in the UK, we have a strong business in the UK that has been driven by a talented and passionate team. I look forward to working with them to build on their success.”

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