New boss at BacardiThis article was originally published in Foodnews
BACARDI Limited has named Robert Furniss-Roe as president of Bacardi North America. Furniss-Roe, who succeeds John P. Esposito, will be responsible for leading all operations in the region for its portfolio of premium spirits. He most recently served as regional president of Latin America and vice president of global sales. Prior to that, he held various roles with the company, including: chief of staff, vice president of corporate responsibility, interim regional president of Europe, area director for Russia/CIS/Poland, vice president of global marketing, and area director for Asia-Pacific. Before joining Bacardi, he had held marketing positions with Dunhill and L'Oreal.