B-F’s Jim Perry to take new corporate role

Jim Perry, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Latin America Region, has been named the new Senior Vice President and Director, Global Public Affairs at Brown-Forman, effective August 1, 2020.      Perry is succeeding Jim O’Malley who is retiring on Dec. 31. O’Malley joined the company in 2008 as the first director of the company’s newly-formed corporate affairs department.      In this role, he was responsible […]

Brown-Forman reorganization names Farrer to lead Europe; Hinrichs to lead Emerging International

Brown-Forman announced that it is reorganizing the structure of its international business – creating two new groups–Brown-Forman Europe and Brown-Forman Emerging International. Marshall Farrer, currently head of Developed APAC and GTR, was named President of Brown-Forman Europe and Thomas Hinrichs was named President of Brown-Forman Emerging International. Farrer will join the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) […]

Bacardi GTR names new Global Head of Marketing

Bacardi Global Travel Retail has named Ignacio Vázquez as Global Head of Marketing, Global Travel Retail, effective July 1, 2020. Vázquez will report directly to Vinay Golikeri, Managing Director, Bacardi Global Travel Retail, and will be based in London. Since joining Bacardi in 2015, Vázquez has most recently served as Vice President of Marketing for Latin America & Caribbean. He has also […]

WTDC: adapting for today, preparing for tomorrow

WTDC, Miami’s family-owned Foreign Trade Zone company that specializes in logistics for spirits for the duty free/travel retail and cruise industries, has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with a three phase plan designed to keep its employees safe and the supply chain uninterrupted. WTDC is categorized by Florida and Miami-Dade County as an essential company […]

Simon Roffe departs from Halewood Wines & Spirits

Halewood Wines & Spirits has confirmed a number of changes to its business structure as a result of the “significant financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.” As well as changes throughout its International markets, the company has also confirmed Simon Roffe, Managing Director Global Travel Retail, will leave the business at the end of April. […]

Innovation spurs strategic growth of InnoTRI’s boutique distribution

Miami-based specialist distribution company InnoTRI credits innovation and uniqueness – along with flexibility– for the strategic growth the company has enjoyed in the past three years. “The name itself stands for Innovation Travel Retail International,” Christoph Henkel, InnoTRI co-founder and manager tells TMI. “We consider ourselves a boutique distribution company fully dedicated to all our […]

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