Pernod Ricard Global TR names new VP marketing

Craig Johnson, currently Vice President Global Marketing, Absolut Vodka at The Absolut Company, has been appointed to the position of Vice President Marketing of Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail (PR GTR) from January 2019. Johnson reports to Mohit Lal, CEO of Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail, and will be based in Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail’s London headquarters.

He will also become a member of the PR GTR Executive Team.

 This organizational change will continue the consolidation of the global travel team, says the company announcement. Pernod Ricard is striving to connect with travelers across the globe at different stages of the Travel Trail through innovative and meaningful communications.

Nodjame Fouad moves from her current position of Vice President Marketing of Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail to another position within the group.

 Johnson’s career in the spirits industry started when he joined Allied Domecq Spirits USA in 1999 as Brand Director, Innovation & Advantage. He joined the Group at Pernod Ricard USA in 2004 as Brand Director and became Vice President Marketing, Spirits in 2010. He joined The Absolut Company in 2013 as Global Brand Director, Malibu, and was promoted to Global Marketing Director in late 2015.

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