A Note from Our CEO

"We're driving momentum for our business with a strategy focused on three simple platforms: Creating Famous Brands...Building Winning Markets...and Fueling Our Growth. We see a bright and prosperous future as a global leader in the dynamic spirits industry."

-- Matt Shattock, Chairman and CEO

Vision and Strategy

Our Vision: Crafting Spirits that Stir the World

Our Strategy: We seek to outperform our market with a strategy focused on our three simple strategic platforms of Creating Famous Brands, Building Winning Markets and Fueling Our Growth.

 

Our vision and strategy is underpinned by our Winning Competitive Edge – our people who operate day in and day out in a culture that embraces entrepreneurial thinking … encourages creative, innovative solutions … and emphasizes a collaborative mindset.

Leadership Team

  • Matt Shattock

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

  • Albert Baladi

    President, International

  • Tim Hassett

    President, Americas

  • Sho Semba

    SVP, Japan

  • Rebecca Messina

    Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

  • Paula Erickson

    SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Clarkson Hine

    SVP, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs

  • David Hunter

    SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer

  • Hiroshi Miyamori

    SVP, Advisor to the CEO

  • John Owen

    SVP, Chief Financial Officer

  • Kent Rose

    SVP, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary

Sho Semba

SVP, Japan

Sho Semba is a 32-year Suntory Holdings veteran, who has held key leadership roles in the spirits, beer and wine businesses. Semba was named SVP, Managing Director, Beam Suntory Japan in 2016. During that time, Beam Suntory products have enjoyed market-beating growth in Japan. Semba was named to Beam Suntory’s Executive Leadership Team in 2017. Prior to his leadership roles at Beam Suntory, Semba previously served as Deputy CFO of Suntory Holdings’ Group Strategy Planning Division and as Managing Director and member of the board of Suntory Holdings’ Beer Division from 2011 to 2013. From 2005 to 2010, Semba served as Executive Officer, Senior General Manager within Suntory Liquors’ Business Planning Department. Other roles include Deputy COO, China Division, Senior General manager, Group Strategy Planning Department. Semba joined Suntory Holdings in 1985. He is married, and has two children.