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Appointment of Jérôme COTTIN-BIZONNE, Victor JEREZ, Guillaume GIRARD-REYDET, Sébastien MOUQUET and Antonio LILLO

07/26/2011

Appointments

Appointment of Jérôme COTTIN-BIZONNE, Victor JEREZ, Guillaume GIRARD-REYDET, Sébastien MOUQUET and Antonio LILLO

 

Jérôme COTTIN-BIZONNE, currently Audit & Business Development Director, is appointed Managing Director of Havana Club International, effective 1st December 2011. He will succeed Marc BEUVE-MERY, who will take up a new role in the Group, role which will be communicated at a later date.

Jérôme will meet up with Marc in La Havana as of 1st October in order to ensure a progressive handover with the Havana Club International teams and with our partner Cuba Ron. He will report to Thierry Billot, Managing Director, Brands.

Victor JEREZ, currently Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Polska (Wyborowa SA), is appointed Audit & Business Development Director of Pernod Ricard, effective 1st October 2011.

He will report to Gilles Bogaert, Managing Director, Finance.
Guillaume GIRARD-REYDET, currently National Sales Director, Ricard Company, is appointed Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Polska, effective 1st October 2011.

He will report to Laurent Lacassagne, Chairman & CEO of Pernod Ricard Europe and will be a member of the Pernod Ricard Europe Regional Executive Committee.

Sébastien MOUQUET, currently Commercial Director of Pernod Ricard España, is appointed National Sales Director of Ricard Company, effective 1st October 2011.

He will report to Philippe Savinel, Chairman & CEO of Ricard Company and will be a member of the Ricard Company Executive Committee.

Antonio LILLO, currently National Sales Director On-Trade at Pernod Ricard España, is appointed Commercial Director of Pernod Ricard España, effective 1st October 2011.

He will report to Philippe Coutin, Managing Director of Pernod Ricard España and will be a member of the Executive Committee.

Jérôme Cottin-Bizonne, 37, is a graduate of HEC business school in Paris. He joined Pernod company in September 1998 as a Business Analyst, before becoming Internal Auditor at Pernod Ricard Holding in February 2002. He was subsequently appointed Finance Director of Pernod Ricard Korea in June 2003 and in 2005 Finance and Administration Director of Jinro Ballantine’s Company (JBC), Korea. Since 2008, he has been Audit & Business Development Director at Pernod Ricard.
Jérôme Cottin-Bizonne

 

 

Victor Jerez, 46, graduated from Columbia University and Harvard University (USA). He joined the Group after nine years within Mars &Co, four of these working on specific projects for Pernod Ricard in North and South America. In August 2007, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Pernod Ricard Brasil and in July 2009 became Managing Director of Wyborowa SA. Since 2010, he has focused on strengthening the company’s business position in Poland and preparing for the launch of Pernod Ricard Polska in October 2011.
Victor Jerez



Guillaume Girard-Reydet, 46, is graduated in Law and of I.E.P Paris Business School. He started as an Internal Auditor at Price Waterhouse before joining Ricard company in 1993 where he successively held the positions of Finance Controller in Marseilles, Regional Sales Director in Bordeaux, and National On-Trade Director in Marseilles. At the end of 2000, he became General Manager of Adrexo, an affiliate of Spir Communication group. Since February 2006, he has been National Sales Director, Ricard Company.
Guillaume Girard-Reydet



Sébastien Mouquet, 39, is graduated from the European Business School. He joined the Group in 1995 as Junior Brand Manager within Campbell Distillers. He then successively held the positions of Financial Controller at Ricard, Senior Brand Manager at Larios Pernod Ricard (Spain), and Cash & Carry National Manager at Pernod Ricard Portugal. He is appointed Regional Sales Director within Pernod Ricard España in 2005 and Trade Marketing Director in September 2007. Since July 2009, he has been Commercial Director of Pernod Ricard España.
Sébastien Mouquet



Antonio Lillo, 48, has  started his career at Pascual Hermanos (listed food business) where he held the position of Sales Manager from 1988 to 1992. He then moved to Larios in 1993 as Area Manager before joining Gonzales-Byass (Sherry Bodegas) in 1997. In 1998, Antonio returned to Pernod Ricard España as Regional Director for Madrid before being appointed, a few months later, National Sales Director On-Trade, position he holds currently.
Antonio Lillo

 

About Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard is the world’s co-leader in wines and spirits with consolidated sales of € 7,643 million in 2010/11. 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 (formerly Montana), Campo Viejo and Graffigna wines. Pernod Ricard employs a workforce of nearly 18,000 people and operates through a decentralised organisation, with 6 “Brand Companies” and 70 “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 the NYSE Euronext exchange (Ticker: RI; ISIN code: FR0000120693) and is a member of the CAC 40 index.



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