C&C Group PLC
Andrea Pozzi appointed to Board of Directors and as Chief Operating Officer
Dublin, London, 1 June 2017: C&C Group plc (“C&C” or the “Group”), a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded cider, beer, wine and soft drinks is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Andrea Pozzi to the Group’s Board of Directors and as Group Chief Operating Officer, with immediate effect.
Andrea (45) is currently the Managing Director of the Group’s businesses across Great Britain covering both the Scotland and C&C Brands business units. He joined C&C in 2010 and has held a number of roles within the Group, including Group Manufacturing Director and Managing Director International (EMEA). Before joining C&C, Andrea held various management positions in the Carlsberg Group, Brasseries Kronenbourg and Masterfoods.
In his new role, as well as continuing to lead the Group’s businesses in Great Britain, Andrea will assume responsibility for the Group’s manufacturing, logistics, procurement and IT functions.
Sir Brian Stewart, Chairman of C&C, commented: “We are delighted to announce Andrea’s appointment as a Director of C&C and our Chief Operating Officer. Andrea has made a significant contribution to the Group since joining C&C, most recently leading our business units in Great Britain. His appointment as Chief Operating Officer strengthens our management team and his leadership will augment the ability of our operations function to continue to drive the success of the Group.”
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About C&C Group plc
C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets and distributes branded beer, cider, wine, soft drinks and bottled water. C&C Group brands include: Bulmers the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; Tipperary Water; Finches soft drinks, as well as a range of niche, premium and craft ciders and beers. C&C Group also owns and manufactures Woodchuck, a leading craft cider brand in the United States and manufactures and distributes a number of 3rd party international beer brands in Scotland and Ireland. C&C is also a leading drinks wholesaler in Scotland and Ireland, where it operates under the Tennent's and C&C Gleeson brands respectively. C&C Group is headquartered in Dublin with manufacturing operations in Co. Tipperary, Ireland; Glasgow, Scotland; and Vermont, US. C&C Group plc is listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges.
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