Diageo sells raft of brands to Sazerac

Diageo has sold 19 brands to The Sazerac Company for US$550 million as part of its strategy to increase its focus on premium spirits.  The…

The Benevolent appoints Tom Yusef as chairman

Drinks trade charity The Benevolent has appointed industry veteran Tom Yusef as chairman following the completion of Dan Townsend’s successful two-year tenure.  Yesef has spent…