April 5 2021  |  People

John Gallagher to head LATAM for Duty Free Global

By Wendy Morley

John Gallagher joins Duty Free Global as a further note to his illustrious duty free career that began in 1981

Duty Free Global has announced the appointment of industry veteran John Gallagher to head up sales in the Latin American region.

In duty free and domestic, Gallagher has worked for such companies as Teachers Scotch Whisky, United Distillers (later Diageo), Invergordon Distillers (later Whyte & Mackay) and Pernod Ricard.

In 2008 Gallagher set up his own consultancy company, working with companies including Hunter Laing, Danzka-Behn and Zamora International.

Barry Geoghegan, Founder of Duty Free Global, commented: “I am delighted to welcome John into the

Duty Free Global Family. John has long been a highly respected and hugely experienced part of the duty ree world and I am really looking to working closely with him to bring new and interesting brands to our friends in the Latin American region. John has immense knowledge of the region and his understanding of the beverage business is second to none.”

John will be joining the DFG team at the Summit of the Americas April 5th-9th and we look forward to catching up with our partners from the region, virtually this year, but soon we hope face to face.”

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