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Stella David To Step Down At William Grant, Simon Hunt Named Chief Executive

William Grant & Sons has just announced that Stella David has decided to step down as the company’s CEO at the end of February 2016 and will be succeeded by current chief commercial officer, Simon Hunt.

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Posted in News on December 17, 2015

Gin’s High End Helps Buoy Struggling Category

The gin category has continued to lose ground in the U.S., with volumes shrinking about 5% over the past five years to a total of under 10 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2015

William Grant Sees “Very Healthy” USA Numbers So Far In 2015

William Grant & Sons says it’s seeing double-digit growth across most of its core brands in the U.S. market this year, led by Hendrick’s, The Balvenie, Tullamore D.E.W. and Glenfiddich. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 16, 2015

Premium Players Give Gin Much-Needed Boost

Gin has often taken a backseat to more prolific and innovation-driven categories like vodka and whisk(e)y, and by comparison, its outlook has remained much more mixed. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 10, 2014

William Grant Posts 10.6% Profit Rise For 2013, On Turnover Increase of 5.2%

William Grant & Sons Ltd. reported a 5.2% increase in turnover to £1.12 billion ($1.83b) for calendar year 2013, while operating profit rose 10.6% to £138 million ($225m). Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 5, 2014

Gonzalez Byass Takes Charge Of U.S. Portfolio, Eyeing On-Premise Gains

Last year, Spain’s Gonzalez Byass acquired Chicago-based wine importer Vin Divino from Italy’s Angelini Group with the intention of taking control of its own U.S. sales and marketing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 25, 2014

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