CHICAGO, November 16 – Beam Suntory has appointed Vince Ambrosino to the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Technology Officer. Ambrosino currently serves as Executive Officer & Division COO of the Global Business Development Department at Suntory Holdings, the parent company of Beam Suntory.
Prior to joining Suntory Holdings in 2015, Ambrosino spent two years at Beam Suntory, leading the Global Financial Planning & Analysis and Treasury functions before serving as Interim CFO. He previously served in finance positions of increasing responsibility at PepsiCo.
“We’re pleased to welcome Vince back to Beam Suntory in this expanded role in which he will be responsible for building and leading our long-term strategic growth and technology agenda,” said Matt Shattock, chairman & CEO of Beam Suntory.
In his new role, which is effective January 1, Ambrosino will join the Beam Suntory Executive Leadership Team and report to Shattock. Ambrosino is a graduate of the University of Illinois and earned a Master’s degree at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He and his family will relocate to Chicago from Tokyo.
About Beam Suntory Inc.
As the world’s third largest premium spirits company, Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits Brands that Stir the World. Consumers from all corners of the globe call for the company’s brands, including the iconic Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbon brands and Suntory whisky Kakubin, as well as world renowned premium brands including Knob Creek bourbon, Yamazaki, Hakushu and Hibiki Japanese whiskies, Teacher’s, Laphroaig, and Bowmore Scotch whiskies, Canadian Club whisky, Courvoisier cognac, Hornitos and Sauza tequila, EFFEN and Pinnacle vodka, Sipsmith gin, and Midori liqueur.
Beam Suntory was created in 2014 by combining the world leader in bourbon and the pioneer in Japanese whisky to form a new company with a deep heritage, passion for quality, innovative spirit and commitment to Growing for Good. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Beam Suntory is a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings Limited of Japan. For more information on Beam Suntory, its brands, and its commitment to social responsibility, please visit www.beamsuntory.com and www.drinksmart.com.
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