Appointments of :
-> Francisco de la Vega as Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Swiss
-> Olivier Cavil as Communications Vice-President of Pernod Ricard
Francisco de la Vega, currently Communications Vice-President of Pernod Ricard, has been appointed Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Swiss. He is replaced by Olivier Cavil who becomes Communications Vice-President of Pernod Ricard. Olivier Cavil is currently Communications Director of G.H. Mumm & Perrier-Jouët. Their appointments will be effective from August 3, 2009.
Olivier Cavil, 36, is graduated from IEP (Paris) and has a French postgraduate diploma (DESS) in Marketing. After 5 years within TBWA as Account Director for ABSOLUT Vodka, Olivier worked for Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes for 3 years as Communications Manager. Then in 2004, he joined Allied Domecq as Communications Director for G.H Mumm & Perrier-Jouët, a position he has held in Pernod Ricard since 2005.
About Pernod Ricard
Pernod Ricard is the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits with consolidated Sales of € 8,558 million in 2014/15. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008). Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector: Absolut Vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin, Kahlúa and Malibu liqueurs, Mumm and Perrier- Jouët champagnes, as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Kenwood wines. Pernod Ricard employs a workforce of approximately 18,000 people and operates through a decentralised organisation, with 6 “Brand Companies” and 80 “Market Companies” established in each key market. Pernod Ricard is strongly committed to a sustainable development policy and encourages responsible consumption. Pernod Ricard’s strategy and ambition are based on 3 key values that guide its expansion: entrepreneurial spirit, mutual trust and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN code: FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 index.
Contacts Pernod Ricard
Julia MASSIES / VP, Financial Communication & Investor Relations
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 41 07
Adam RAMJEAN / Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 42 14
Sylvie MACHENAUD / Director External Communications
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 42 74
Emmanuel VOUIN / Press Relations Manager
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 44 04
Apolline CELEYRON / Press Relations Officer
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 40 97