Pernod Ricard announces new appointments

20 July, 2009

Pernod Ricard has announced two management reshuffles.

Francisco de la Vega, currently communications vice-president of Pernod Ricard, has been appointed managing director of Pernod Ricard Swiss.

He will be replaced by Olivier Cavil. Olivier Cavil is currently communications director of G.H. Mumm & Perrier-Jout. Their appointments will be effective from August 3, 2009.

Francisco de la Vega joined Pernod Ricard in 1987 where he held the positions of head of group alcohol marketing and then marketing director during 7 years. In 1997, he became managing director of Pernod Ricard Canada before being appointed managing director of Pernod Ricard Argentina. Since 2003, he has been communications vice-president of Pernod Ricard.

Olivier Cavil spent five years at TBWA as account director for ABSOLUT Vodka, He worked for Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes for 3 years as communications manager. Then in 2004, he joined Allied Domecq as communications director for G.H Mumm & Perrier-Jout, a position he has held in Pernod Ricard since 2005.