Ten leading Black spirits industry executives

Spirits firms worldwide have pledged to increase diversity in their workplaces this year. Here, we celebrate the talents of 10 of the industry’s top Black executives. Spirits companies of all sizes have come out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement this year and vowed to reassess their efforts to create inclusive workplaces. Earlier this year, the Black Bourbon Society launched a non-profit consultancy firm, called Diversity Distilled, to create more diversity and inclusion…

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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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