Diageo has announced the appointment of Debra Crew as a Non-Executive Director, effective on 18 April, 2019.
Crew will also join the audit, nomination and remuneration committees of the board on appointment.
She is the former president and CEO of Reynolds American, and previously served as president and chief operating officer, and president and chief commercial officer of RJ Reynolds.
Before joining Reynolds, Debra spent five years at PepsiCo.
“I am delighted that Debra is joining the Diageo Board,” Diageo Chairman, Javier Ferrán, said.
“Her expertise in FMCG and experience as a former CEO will add to and complement the current Board and will serve Diageo well as we continue to progress on our journey to achieving our ambition to become one of the most trusted and respected consumer products companies in the world.
“I very much look forward to welcoming Debra to the team and am confident that she will make a valuable contribution to the long-term sustainable success of the company.”
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