Global Drinks Giant

Client Profile

Our client was a global drinks giant with a roster of iconic brands. Pivotal to the growth of the business was its ability to anticipate & respond to changing consumer preferences, to enter new markets & build scale in new segments. The client identified a clear & scalable opportunity in Italy in partnership with a major Italian businesses

Client Requirement

The client needed to appoint a Managing Director with exceptional knowledge & experience of the Italian beverage business, coupled with the strong strategic planning & business development skills. Equally important was the ability to work & influence effectively in a global business. It would be important that the candidate could operate both autonomy & also with the complexities associated with building strategic partnerships

Our Approach & Strategy

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