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Pernod Ricard Sees Improvement In U.S. And China In Third Quarter

Pernod Ricard posted an organic sales rise of 7% to €1.9 billion ($2b) for its third quarter ended in March, contributing to an overall 2% increase to €6.5 billion ($7b) over the first nine months of its fiscal year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 23, 2015

News Briefs for April 17, 2015

•Pernod Ricard’s Martell Cognac has partnered with actress Diane Kruger, who will become the brand’s ambassador as it celebrates its 300th Anniversary this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2015

News Briefs for April 7, 2015

•Pernod Ricard has a launched a new “brand home” for its upscale Absolut Elyx vodka in New York City. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 7, 2015

Interview, Part Two: Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard

In Part Two of Impact’s exclusive interview with Alex Ricard, Pernod Ricard’s new CEO discusses his plans to revitalize Absolut and Chivas Regal in the U.S. market, and touches on the company’s flurry of activity in its wine business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2015

Interview, Part One: Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard

Although Alex Ricard took the helm of Pernod Ricard only last month, the 42-year-old has an intimate knowledge of the business. Ricard, the grandson of company co-founder Paul Ricard and the nephew of former chairman and CEO Patrick Ricard, joined the Paris-based drinks marketer in 2003, taking a position in the audit and development department. In 2008, after holding several different posts around the globe, he became CEO of Pernod subsidiary Irish Distillers. In 2011, Ricard joined Pernod’s executive board and was named managing director of the company’s distribution network. The following year, he officially became heir apparent to longtime chief executive Pierre Pringuet when he was appointed deputy CEO and COO. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 26, 2015

Exclusive: Value Growth Among The World’s Top 100 Spirits Brands

Impact’s exclusive report on the world’s 100 most valuable spirits brands in 2014 reveals that the flavor craze that has contributed to vodka’s growth for over a decade has essentially shifted to whiskies and liqueurs. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 12, 2015

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