July 19 2021  |  People

Tim Young establishes Young Spirit Consulting

By Laura Shirk

Global travel retail veteran and emerging markets spirits business authority, Tim Young, has established a premium beverage consultancy in London called Young Spirit Consulting.

Young, who is a familiar figure on the global spirits stage, has more than 30 years of experience in the wine and spirits field including lengthy stints with industry leaders Seagram’s and Brown-Forman. While at the latter, he served as GTR Marketing Director and most recently, General Manager for Africa.

Additionally, during his almost two decades with the Kentucky-based company, Young held the position of General Manager for the India Area and Regional Marketing Director positions for India, the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America and the Caribbean region.

Young described the objective of his new consultancy as assisting premium beverage companies identify business opportunities and develop plans and solutions for unlocking meaningful and sustainable growth in spirits markets around the world.

“My passion is growing brands and I intend to use the commercial and marketing skills and the knowledge of global travel retail and emerging markets I have developed during my time in the wine and spirits industry to assist my clients in moving their brands to the next level of growth,” he says.

Young can be contacted at tim@youngspiritconsulting.com and via his website: www.youngspiritconsulting.com

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