Doug Bagley named William Grant Asia Pacific MD

16th April, 2018 by Owen Bellwood

Former China International Duty Free CEO Doug Bagley has joined William Grant & Sons as managing director for the Asia Pacific region.

Doug Bagley

Doug Bagley joins William Grant and Sons from China International Duty Free

Bagley will take up his new role on 14 May, when he will also join the company’s executive board.

He said: “I am excited to join a business with a market leading portfolio, a strong pioneering spirit and a clear connection to its family-owned heritage.

“I look forward to contributing to the success of the business and working with the dynamic William Grant and Sons team.”

Prior to his work with China International Duty Free, Bagley held a number of leadership roles with Johnnie Walker producer Diageo, including managing director of global travel retail and the Middle East and chief commercial officer for the Asia Pacific region.

Simon Hunt, chief executive of William Grant and Sons, said: “This is an important role within our business in one of our key regions. Doug brings a wealth of leadership experience from fast-moving consumer goods companies and industry organisations with strong track records in Asia.

“I am delighted to welcome him to our business and executive board as we continue to go from strength to strength in the Asia Pacific region.”

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