"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.

Leadership Team

  • Matt shattock

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

  • Albert baladi

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Marc andré tousignant

    SVP, Chief Financial Officer

  • Pryce greenow

    President, International

  • Greg hughes

    President, North America

  • Sho semba

    President, Japan

  • Vince ambrosino

    SVP, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer

  • Todd bloomquist

    SVP, General Counsel and Secretary

  • 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


President, North America

Greg Hughes is President, North America, one of Beam Suntory’s three operating regions. In this role, Hughes oversees the company’s commercial operations in the United States, Beam Suntory’s largest global market, and Canada and Mexico.

Hughes brings to the role more than 25 years’ experience. He joined Beam Suntory in August 2015 as General Manager, U.S. (2015-2017), before assuming the role of General Manager, North America (2017-2018). Prior to Beam Suntory, Hughes served in roles of increasing responsibility at Procter & Gamble, Bel Brands USA and Kraft Foods, where he rose to the position of Vice President of Marketing for Kraft’s billion-dollar dressing and condiment portfolio.

Hughes earned his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and is a graduate of the University of Kansas. Hughes co-founded the non-profit Hands on Portland, was a member of the U.S. Peace Corps in Romania, and was selected as a 2008 Fellow for Leadership Greater Chicago.

Hughes lives in Glenview, Illinois, with his wife and two children.


President, North America

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