BEAM SUNTORY ANNOUNCES NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR KEY LEADERS IN FINANCE AND NORTH AMERICA
Deerfield, Illinois, July 11 – Beam Suntory today announced key executive appointments within its Global Finance and Supply Chain functions, as well as in the Americas region.
Marc Andre Tousignant has been named CFO, Americas. Tousignant most recently served as VP Global Supply Chain Finance. He joined Beam Suntory from Avon Products in 2014 after a 17-year career including finance leadership roles in North America, Japan, Asia-Pacific, China and EMEA.
Diego Reynoso has been named CFO Global Supply Chain, Tax & Treasury. Reynoso, a 14-year Beam Suntory veteran, has served as CFO of the Americas region, COO/CFO of North America, and has held commercial roles in Mexico and Canada. He most recently served as Regional CFO Americas and GM Canada.
“Marc Andre and Diego are talented and experienced finance leaders, and these new roles give them and their teams important new ways to execute our growth strategy and make a big impact,” Beam Suntory Chief Financial Officer John Owen said.
Additionally, Greg Hughes, who most recently served as GM – US, has assumed the additional responsibility of the Canadian market as GM – North America. Hughes joined Beam Suntory from Kraft last year.
“We take pride in our incredibly deep bench of talent at Beam Suntory, and we are pleased to continue developing great career paths for key leaders from within our organization,” Paula Erickson, Chief Human Resources Officer, said. “We describe our culture as a place where you can ‘Unleash Your Spirit’ and that’s what these leaders have done, driving results by inspiring their teams to be part of something greater.”
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, Sauza tequila, Pinnacle vodka, 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 Deerfield, 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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