Edrington Names Spalding To Head Americas UnitJanuary 13, 2017
Edrington, owner of The Macallan and Highland Park single malt Scotch whiskies, among other brands, has promoted Chris Spalding to the role of president and CEO, Edrington Americas. Spalding, who previously served as senior vice president, commercial director, North America, succeeds Paul Ross, who’s moving to a global role with the Scotland-based group as managing director of super-premium and innovation, effective April 1. In addition to The Macallan and Highland Park—which have been among the key brands driving gains in the high-end single malt category—Edrington Americas’ portfolio includes the Famous Grouse and Cutty Sark blended Scotches, Brugal rum, Snow Leopard vodka and new addition Tequila Partida. —Daniel MarstellerSubscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.