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Daily Archive: May 7, 2013

Paul Walsh’s Tenure At Diageo Marked By Bold Strategic Moves That Paid Off

When Paul Walsh became COO of Diageo on January 1, 2000, the company was a food and drinks conglomerate whose holdings included Pillsbury and Burger King, in addition to Guinness Brewing and spirits and wine unit United Distillers & Vintners. Continue reading →

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Stella Artois Cidre To Hit Shelves Next Week

Anheuser-Busch InBev is launching Stella Artois Cidre in the U.S. market, with the brand hitting retail shelves in 26 states on May 13. Continue reading →

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Palm Bay Revamps Cavit Packaging, Extends Roscato Brand

Palm Bay International is launching new packaging across its Cavit Collection wine range. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 7, 2013

•Pernod Ricard’s Mumm Napa has partnered with the San Francisco Giants to release a pair of California sparkling wines. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 7, 2013

•Portland, Oregon’s Widmer Brothers Brewing has unveiled three limited-release seasonal beers for summer—Citra Blonde Summer Brew, Marionberry Hibiscus Gose and Hopside Down India Pale Lager. Continue reading →

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NEWS ALERT: Diageo Names Ivan Menezes CEO, Replacing Paul Walsh, Effective In July

In a widely expected move, Diageo has announced that its current COO, Ivan Menezes, will replace Paul Walsh as CEO on July 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 7, 2013