Pernod Ricard Winemakers and Pernod Ricard Pacific strengthens leadership team with new appointments

The recent appointments include Chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard Winemakers, Bruno Rain, and Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Pacific, Bryan Fry.

Bruno Rain joins the team from Pernod Ricard’s headquarters in Paris where he most recently held the position of Managing Director of HR and CSR. Bruno replaces Jean-Christophe Coutures who has relocated to Ireland to take the role of Chairman and CEO for Irish Distillers.

In his role as CEO and Chairman of Pernod Ricard Winemakers, Bruno will continue to drive the success of the business’ premium quality wines globally, including Jacob’s Creek in Australia, Brancott Estate in New Zealand, Campo Viejo in Spain and Kenwood Vineyards in the USA.

Joining Bruno is Bryan Fry who comes from Pernod Ricard USA where he most recently held the role as President and CEO. Bryan replaces Julien Hemard who has relocated to New York to take the role as Chief Commercial Officer, Spirits, for Pernod Ricard USA.

In his role as Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Pacific, Bryan will be responsible for driving the strategic direction of the distribution side of the wines and spirits business across Australia and New Zealand.