Scotch infrastructure

12 July, 2012

Asian demand for whisky has boosted investment in Scotland, says Lucy Britner

Diageo has announced a €153 million investment into a ‘brewing centre of excellence’ in Dublin.

Diageo has announced plans to step-up its multi-million dollar strategic partnership with social media website Facebook.

Diageo GTME, the global travel and Middle East division of the world’s largest drinks company, has unveiled its latest initiative to grab a greater slice of the travel retail alcoholic liquor market.

Global drinks giant Diageo has opened the doors of its new £40 million distillery in Speyside, Scotland.

Diageo has appointed Gavin Pike to the role of global brand director for Johnnie Walker. Pike is currently marketing and innovation director, with Diageo’s venture, Brandhouse Beverages, in South Africa.

Diageo’s chief financial officer is to step down. Nick Rose will stand down from the board at the company’s AGM on 14 October 2010.

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Philip Duff

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There are lies, damn lies, statistics – and then there are statistics about cocktails. It emerged recently that a UK firm named Travel Republic surveyed punters, and apparently 29% of them disapprove of sexually suggestive cocktail names.

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