Gilligan takes reins at Tennent’s


JOHN Gilligan has taken the helm at Tennent’s as part of a new management structure brought in by parent company C&C Group.

Gilligan, who joined Tennent Caledonian Breweries as sales managing director from wholesaler Inverarity Morton last September, has been appointed managing director. Steve Annand, who was appointed commercial managing director at TCB last September, has moved to become head of on-trade sales at sister company Magners GB.
In other changes, Jim Young, formerly head of business development at TCB, is now sales director; and Paul Condron will join the business as marketing director from his role as head of brand marketing at Highland Spring. Condron will replace Sandra Mitchell, who has been appointed C&C group marketing director.

Image: Gilligan joined Tennent’s last year.