Riley joined Maxxium UK as commercial operations director in 2009 after leaving Beam Global. Riley became the off-trade sales director three years later. He brings 18 years' drinks industry experience to the role.
Riley said: “I am delighted to be taking the role at such a pivotal time. We have just strengthened our portfolio with the integration of the Beam Suntory brands which alongside our Edrington brands create an unrivalled whisk(e)y offering and broadened liqueurs and specialties range.”
Maxxium UK managing director, Huw Pennell added: “Mark will bring his operational expertise, strategic thinking, energy and dynamism to this role. I am very proud to be leaving Maxxium UK in the hands of such a strong leader who will guide the business on the next stages of development.”
Riley will replace Pennell on April 1, 2015.