Pernod Ricard, which includes alcohol brands Absolut Vodka, Beefeater Gin and Jameson Irish Whiskey, has promoted its head of corporate comms, Aurélie Kane, to comms and corporate affairs director.
Kane, who joined the business in 2006 as head of corporate comms, has seen her role grow to encompass CSR and public affairs.
She takes on her new role as comms and corporate affairs director on 1 July, and will join Pernod Ricard’s UK Executive Committee.
Kane will continue to report to Pernod Ricard’s UK MD, Denis O’Flynn.
O’Flynn said: “Aurélie’s increased remit to cover public affairs and the promotion of this role onto the Executive Committee reflects our ongoing commitment to responsibility and sustainability within the industry.”
In other news, Ben Gibson, former technical director at Pernod Ricard Winemakers, has also been promoted to operations director at Pernod Ricard UK and Pernod Ricard Travel Retail Europe.