William Grant & Sons appoint new commercial director

04 May, 2017

Spirits company William Grant & Sons UK has appointed Neil Barker as commercial director.

Barker has held previous commercial director positions at Birds Eye Foods, General Mills, Fosters Group’s Wine Estates and Southcorp Wines, both in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Barker said: “I am delighted to be joining William Grant & Sons UK - one of the leading premium spirits companies in the world – at such an exciting time in the business’s history.”

Rita Greenwood, managing director, William Grant & Sons UK and Ireland, said: “Neil’s expertise from both within our industry, and further afield, position him perfectly to bring new ideas and practices to our business.

“At William Grant & Sons UK we have committed to an ambitious growth strategy and I am confident that Neil will drive his team forward to achieve great things in 2017, and the future.”





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