Sir Brian Stewart to retire as Chairman at 2018 AGM
Stewart Gilliland appointed as Chairman designate
C&C Group plc (“C&C”) announces that Sir Brian Stewart, after eight years in the role, will retire from the Board at the conclusion of C&C's Annual General Meeting on 5 July 2018.
Following a thorough selection process, Stewart Gilliland, who joined the Board as a non-executive director in 2012, has agreed to succeed Sir Brian as Chairman. He has extensive experience of the Drinks Industry and has been a non-executive Director of C&C since April 2012. He was Chairman of Booker Group plc from 2015 until its acquisition by Tesco plc in March 2018, following which, he was appointed to the Board of Tesco plc as a non-executive Director. He is also Senior Independent Director of Mitchells & Butlers plc.
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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; as well as a range of super-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 the UK and Ireland, where it operates under the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent's and C&C Gleeson brands. C&C Group has a minority investment in the Admiral Taverns tenanted pub group, which owns over 850 pubs across England & Wales. 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.