July 6 2012  |  People

André de Almeida to join William Grant as Director, Europe Travel Retail

By Ryan White

Andre de Almeida will join William Grant & Sons on July 16 in the capacity of Director, Europe Travel Retail

William Grant & Sons yesterday announced that André de Almeida will be joining its travel retail team. André is currently working at The Edrington Group where he is Area Director with responsibility for the Middle East & Turkey, Domestic & Duty Free as well as the Americas Duty Free business, having previously looked after the UK and Ireland. 

André brings a wealth of industry experience to his new role. Prior to The Edrington Group, André worked at Maxxium UK where he held several roles including leading the UK Prestige On-trade team and managing the Tesco business. 

Rita Greenwood, Managing Director Global Travel Retail says: “We are delighted to announce that André will be joining us later this month to lead the European team.  It is an exciting time for William Grant in travel retail as we continue to drive our premiumization agenda.  André will have a critical role to play as we seek to reshape the European business and further build our relationships with key global customers.”

André will join William Grant & Sons on July 16 and will be based out of the Glasgow office.

COMMENT: André is a true gentleman and a good friend of Americas Duty Free. He's done an amazing job of gaining exposure for The Edrington Group's brands in his Americas role with the company and we wish him the best of luck in his new position at William Grant & Sons.

Brand News

January 22 2020

PRGTR launches a cross-category…

​In celebration of Chinese New Year, Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail is set to launch a cross-category activation

By Jas Ryat

January 22 2020

Oliva Cigars officially opens the…

​Following a three-year project, which began in November 2016, the opening of the new facility in Esteli is designed to increase…

By Hibah Noor

January 22 2020

Balmoral Dominican unveils its…

With the release of Year of the Rat limited editions of its Balmoral Collection 12’s and Balmoral Private Collection 25’s…

By Jas Ryat

January 22 2020

NITR presents disruptive KITKAT…

​In partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail, Nestlé International Travel Retail has unveiled an eye-catching Chinese New…

By Jas Ryat

January 21 2020

Mars Wrigley ITR plans disruptive…

​Mars Wrigley International Travel Retail (MITR) will create & execute a Chinese New Year celebration…

By Laura Shirk

January 21 2020

Molton Brown offers elevated gifting…

​Molton Brown, the iconic British fragrance house, has unveiled a series of luxury, traditional and exclusive gifting activations…

By Jas Ryat

January 17 2020

Tito’s Handmade Vodka is now available…

​Travelers on Air Astana, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Kazakhstan, can now bring a taste of Texas to their…

By Jas Ryat

January 15 2020

Nuwave Channel Partners secures…

​Nuwave Channel Partners, suppliers of stylish and innovative technology, gadgets and accessories to the travel retail market…

By Hibah Noor

January 15 2020

TOUS celebrates Valentine’s Day…

​TOUS, the Spanish jewelry & accessories brand and leader in the affordable luxury sector, has introduced new pieces to its…

By Jas Ryat

Copyright 2020 DutyFree Magazine. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy Sitemap