Diageo has outperformed analysts’ expectations by reporting organic net sales growth of 16% for the year to June 30.

Diageo North America has announced Pronghorn, an economic initiative to drive diversity, equity, and inclusion in the spirits industry.

AB InBev has announced that North America president Michel Doukeris will succeed veteran leader Carlos Brito as chief executive this summer.

Diageo managed to grow organic sales by 1% in the six months to December 31 despite suffering from restrictions on the on-trade and travel retail.

Tequila cocktails

30 July, 2012

Lucy Britner on livening up tequila

Ivan Menezes has been appointed to the Diageo board as an executive director with effect from July 2.

Patrón Spirits has appointed Phil Gervasi, a former VP at Diageo, as executive vice president of sales for North America.

AB InBev’s buoyant Asia-Pacific and Latin America markets have offset negative growth in North America and Europe, to spur overall revenue growth.

LVMH has appointed a new CEO for Maison Moet et Chandon.

Diageo has announced the return of its Arthur’s Day celebrations for stout brand Guinness.

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