Pernod Ricard sends young talents to One Young World

14 October, 2014

Pernod Ricard is sending nine ‘young talents’ to the One Young World Summit in Dublin from 15-19 October. 

The Youth Action Council - comprised of nine Pernod Ricard employees from across the company under the age of 30 - is a think tank designed to deliver their generation’s vision on the Group’s strategic issues directly to top management.

For a second year, the nine members supervised by Pernod Ricard University will represent the Group at the One Young World Summit.

Alexandre Ricard, Youth Action Council, deputy chief executive officer said: “These young employees are the spokespersons of a new generation that is vital to Pernod Ricard. I want to give them the opportunity to express their opinion and to share their vision for the future of the Group.”

The members are elected for one year and can stand for re-election once.

The nine Youth Action members are: Yapa Thepkanjana, assistant legal manager, Pernod Ricard Asia; Lide Aguirrezabalaga Unamuno, human resources specialist, Pernod Ricard Spain; Michael Joo, digital architect, Pernod Ricard Winemakers; Louis Chaignaud, brand development manager Olmeca, Pernod Ricard Mexico; Anna Wisniewska, financial control manager, The Absolut Company; Diego Cantu, project coordinator, Pernod Ricard Mexico; Oksana Kostiv, corporate social responsibility specialist – Pernod Ricard Russia; Laura Hogan, assistant brand manager, Pernod Ricard Australia; and Amandine Robin, communications director, Corby.

Digital Edition

Drinks International digital edition is available ahead of the printed magazine. Don’t miss out, make sure you subscribe today to access the digital edition and all archived editions of Drinks International as part of your subscription.


La'Mel Clarke

Service isn’t servitude: the skill of hosting

La’Mel Clarke, front of house at London’s Seed Library, looks at the forgotten art of hosting and why it deserves the same respect as bartending.