Pernod Ricard South Africa appoints head of communications
Issued by Burson Cohn & Wolfe on behalf of Pernod Ricard - Apr 25th, 10:54
Pernod Ricard South Africa recently appointed John Beale, as head of communications.
John holds a BCom Marketing degree from the University of Stellenbosch. He began his journey at Pernod Ricard in 2017 as media manager responsible for media relations across all the South Africa brands. In his current role, John oversees paid media, digital marketing, social media community, and content; as well as public relations for all brands and Pernod Ricard Corporate.
Among his attributes is being awarded an IAB Bookmark Award: Social Media Marketer of the year 2014. He has extensive experience within the marketing and media industry having begun his career as a media planner at MEC. He went on to become the head of strategy at Cerebra Communications, and Managing Director for MECNotaBene in Cape Town, before founding his own consultancy, Eight Thinking, which he successfully ran for a year.
Fusing two of his passions, cars, and writing, John was a contributing writer for Cars.co.za for 3 years. Outside of the work environment, his hobbies include fitness, motorbiking, hiking, travelling, reading as well as music. He lived in Miami and Indianapolis for a year and his hope is to work abroad in the future.
Pernod Ricard SA to centralise operations with Johannesburg move
16/08/2019 - 10:27
In a move set to enhance cohesion, collaboration and efficiencies, Pernod Ricard South Africa (PRSA), a co-leader of wine and spirits worldwide will officially relocate its Cape Town offices to Woodmead, Johannesburg by 31st December this year.
Meridian Wine Merchants appoints new Managing Director
08/08/2019 - 11:11
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Pick n Pay appoints Lerena Olivier as new finance chief
31/07/2019 - 14:40
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SAB appoints new vice president corporate affairs, Zoleka Lisa
12/07/2019 - 09:53
South African Breweries (SAB) announced that it has appointed Zoleka Lisa as its vice president corporate affairs for South Africa, from 01 July 2019.
Pernod Ricard acquires Italian gin brand Malfy
24/06/2019 - 13:34
Pernod Ricard’s stand-alone gin brand The Gin Hub has confirmed its purchase of Italian gin brand Malfy. The Gin Hub claims the resultant increased portfolio breadth will drive growth in the Super-Premium Gin category.