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Exclusive: Beam Suntory Names Jessica Spence To Lead Global Marketing

Beam Suntory has named Carlsberg veteran Jessica Spence as president of brands, a newly created role within the company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 25, 2019

News Briefs for June 6, 2019

•Rob Dietrich, former head distiller for Stranahan’s in Colorado, is taking the helm as new master distiller and blender for Metallica’s Blackened whiskey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 6, 2019

News Briefs for June 5, 2019

•Beam Suntory has launched Basil Hayden’s Caribbean Reserve Rye, a new blend of whiskies and rum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 5, 2019

News Briefs for May 31, 2019

•The Macallan is set to release a new “Estate” whisky, featuring barley grown at its 485-acre Easter Elchies property in Speyside. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 31, 2019

Interview, Part 2: Suntory Holdings President Takeshi Niinami

In the second part of our interview, Suntory Holdings president Takeshi Niinami discusses the company’s approach to managing the Japanese whisky shortage, along with the opportunities ahead for its Scotch and gin brands, including Laphroaig, Bowmore, Sipsmith, and Roku. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 30, 2019

Interview, Part 1: Takeshi Niinami, President, Suntory Holdings

Five years after its $16 billion acquisition of Beam Inc., Suntory Holdings continues to expand its presence in the global spirits market, especially at the premium-and-above tier of the whisk(e)y and Tequila categories. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 29, 2019

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