"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
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.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer & President-North America
Marc andre tousignant
SVP, Chief Financial Officer
SVP, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer
SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer
SVP, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
SVP, Advisor to the CEO
Marc André Tousignant is Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer at Beam Suntory, the world’s third-largest premium spirits company. Tousignant leads a global team responsible for all of Beam Suntory’s financial activities, including Planning & Analysis, Controllership, Internal Audit, Tax and Treasury. He also serves on the Beam Suntory Board of Directors.
Tousignant joined Beam Suntory in 2014 as Vice President of Finance – Global Supply Chain, providing financial planning and analysis and controllership support for the company’s Global Supply Chain function, and leading a team of more than 100. In 2016, he was named Regional CFO of the Americas region, supporting Beam Suntory’s commercial activities generating revenues of $1.7bn across the Americas, led by the U.S., the company’s largest market.
Prior to Beam Suntory, Tousignant spent 15 years at Avon Products, where he gained a depth of international experience in roles of increasing responsibility, including CFO Japan, Vice President – Finance, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Vice President Finance and Online, North America. He ultimately served as Group Vice President, leading a global transformation project to contemporize the Avon service model.
Tousignant holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Université du Quebec a Montreal, and an M.B.A. in Management from the University of Sherbrooke. He has a wife and three children.View Q & A
What is your leadership philosophy?
Marc: Listen with respect, act with integrity and set the bar high!
What was your first job?
Marc: First summer job was painting lines on streets and parking lots!
What do you like to do with your free time outside of work? Hobbies etc.
Marc: Not enough walking, skiing, cycling, kayaking with the family. And reading biographies when the family or weather will not cooperate!
What’s your Beam drink of choice?
Marc: Basil Hayden Dark Rye – neat
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