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

Tim Hassett

President, Americas

Tim Hassett serves as President, Americas for Beam Suntory, the world’s third-largest premium spirits company. Hassett is responsible for the company’s largest operating region. He joined the company in 2014 as President, North America, prior to expansion of the region to include South America in 2015.

Hassett has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and management in the food and beverage sector. Prior to joining Beam Suntory, he served in key leadership roles for Campbell’s Soup Company, including President of Sales for North America and General Manager of the Pepperidge Farm Bakery Division. Most recently, he held two key leadership roles in the company’s $4.5 billion North American business: President of Away From Home and Chief Customer Officer of the North America Region. In those roles, Hassett was responsible for the company's food service business, immediate consumption beverages, eCommerce and innovation, as well as the North America sales organization for the entire Campbell's portfolio.

Prior to joining Campbell's in 2004, Tim served in commercial and sales roles of increasing responsibility for three years at Kellogg's, and 15 years at Procter & Gamble, working with brands such as Keebler, Pringles, Sunny Delight and Folger's.

Hassett earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and management from Siena College, Albany, New York.

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