Family man is new Grant’s chairman

12b_170512SCOTTISH drinks business William Grant & Sons has appointed Glenn Gordon as its new non-exec chairman.
Gordon is the great-great grandson of company founder William Grant as well as a former managing director of the business.
Gordon succeeds his cousin, Peter Gordon, who has been chairman for the past four years. Peter Gordon will continue to work with the company. He said he was “very proud of the significant strides that our business has achieved over the last four years as a result of everyone’s efforts”.
“I would like to thank Peter for his contribution and for his energy and passion in developing the business,” Glenn Gordon said.
“As non-exec chairman I look forward to working with the board in support of the management team, led by Stella David, to ensure we continue to build the value of our portfolio of brands for the long-term and maintain our position as an independent family company.”