Canadian Manufacturing

Corby Spirit appoints Juan Alonso to board of directors as Edward Mayle leaves role

Alonso has over 23 years of industry expertise with Pernod Ricard affiliates and predecessor organizations in Brazil, Chile, and the United States.

January 14, 2022  by CM Staff

TORONTO — Corby Spirit and Wine Limited’s Board of Directors announced that Edward Mayle, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, will leave the company towards the end of February 2022 to assume the role of Director of Investor Relations at Pernod Ricard S.A.

The company also announced that Juan Alonso has been appointed as his successor as Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer of Corby and will assume this role at the start of March later this year.

Corby Spirit stated that Juan Alonso brings a wealth of financial and operational knowledge to Corby. He has over 23 years of industry expertise with Pernod Ricard affiliates and predecessor organizations in Brazil, Chile, and the United States.

Prior to joining Corby, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Pernod Ricard South Latam, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Before this he was the Vice President of Finance and Supply Chain at Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail.

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“Juan provides a comprehensive range of industry knowledge to Corby, and I am excited to collaborate with him as we pursue Corby’s objective of leading growth in the Canadian spirit and wine market,” said George McCarthy, Chairman of Corby’s Board of Directors in a statement.

During Mr. Mayle’s time with the company, Corby worked towards the digital enablement of the company and renewed its Canadian representation of the Pernod Ricard portfolio of brands. Corby credits Mr. Mayle in driving the company’s investor relations’ activities and looking after the interests of shareholders during the uncertainty brought by the pandemic.


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