Heineken reports 14% volume sales drop in March

Heineken has reported a 14% drop in volume sales during March as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Diageo appoints Menezes to the board

Ivan Menezes has been appointed to the Diageo board as an executive director with effect from July 2.

Diageo completes deal to buy Chinese white spirits company

Diageo has announced the completion of the mandatory tender offer for the outstanding shares in Chinese white spirits company, Sichuan Shuijingfang

Beam makes senior appoint

Beam, the US-based global premium spirits company, has announced that Arthur Aroney will join the organisation as managing director of Emerging Markets for its Asia Pacific/South America (APSA) region.

Beynat on Vinexpo 2011

Drinks International’s Hamish Smith catches up with Vinexpo CEO Robert Beynat at 2011 show.

Balblair 1995 to launch at TFWA Asia Pacific

International Beverage Holdings will unveil the 1995 vintage of Balblair single malt scotch whisky at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Asia-Pacific and Latin America spur AB InBev growth

AB InBev’s buoyant Asia-Pacific and Latin America markets have offset negative growth in North America and Europe, to spur overall revenue growth.

Brown-Forman appoints Asia Pacific boss

Brown-Forman has appointed Michael McShane as managing director for Asia Pacific, effective February 1, 2011.  McShane succeeds Stuart Beck who is to retire from the company in May 2011.  McShane will be based in Hong Kong.