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William Grant & Sons appoints new UK marketing director

Published:  08 November, 2018

William Grant & Sons has appointed Ifan Jenkins to the role of marketing director for UK and Ireland.

Taking on his new role with immediate effect, Jenkins replaces Caspar MacRae who has left the business.

Jenkins was previously head of marketing for William Grant & Sons’ global travel retail business - a position he had held since 2017, leading a team of 10 and driving the company's portfolio of brands, including including Hendrick's  gin, Monkey Shoulder, Glenfiddich, The Balvenie, Grant's, Tullamore Dew, SailorJerry and Drambuie.

Prior to this he was global marketing manager for Glenfiddich.

With his “extensive global brand management and luxury portfolio development experience”, Jenkins was well placed to support and drive the marketing team to new heights, said the company.

Last month, William Grant & Sons reported strong profit growth of 12.6% to £250.2 million after tax for the year ended 31 December 2017.

Group turnover for the period hit £1,188.1 million.