Constellation creates chief communications and CSR role

US drinks group Constellation Brands has appointed Mike McGrew to the newly created position of executive vice president, chief communications and corporate social responsibility officer. Chicago-based McGrew joined Constellation Brands in 2014 as senior director, communications for the company’s beer arm. He has held a number of leadership roles within the firm, including serving as a member of the operational executive management committee, where he led the development and execution of communication campaigns to support a number…

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Diageo hires head of communications for Asia Pacific

Drinks giant Diageo has appointed Azmar Sukandar as its new head of communications and society for the Asia Pacific region. In her new role, Sukandar will offer strategic counsel and support to Diageo’s Asia Pacific unit. She will work closely with Sam Fischer, president of Asia Pacific and Greater China, and Paul Kelleher, corporate relations director for Asia Pacific. “Diageo has a clear ambition to be one of the best performing, most trusted and respected…

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