Press Releases

March 21, 2011

BEAM GLOBAL SPIRITS & WINE ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM SALES, DISTRIBUTION AND RTD MANUFACTURING AGREEMENT WITH COCA-COLA AMATIL IN AUSTRAILA

The new agreement is an expansion of the arrangement established with Beam Global in 2007 where CCA managed all the sales and distribution function of Beam Global’s spirits portfolio on behalf of Pacific Beverages (CCA’s joint venture with SABMiller).

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February 16, 2011

BEAM GLOBAL SPIRITS & WINE APPOINTS ALBERT BALADI AS PRESIDENT, EUROPE/MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA

As President of EMEA, one of the company's three global regions, Baladi will lead Beam Global's growth strategy in the region, with all sales, marketing and functional areas reporting to him.

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October 26, 2010

ROB SAMUELS NAMED MAKER'S MARK® CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Rob Samuels has been named to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer of Maker’s Mark®, one of Fortune Brands’ (NYSE: FO) premium spirits brands.

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October 07, 2010

BEAM GLOBAL SPIRITS & WINE ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SELL COCKBURN'S PORT TO SYMINGTON FAMILY ESTATES

Oporto, Portugal (7th October, 2010) – Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc., the premium spirits business of Fortune Brands (NYSE: FO), today announced plans to divest the Cockburn’s Port brand to Symington Family Estates, the leading producer of premium quality ports.

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