A Note from Our CEO

"We're driving momentum for our business with a strategy focused on three simple platforms: Creating Famous Brands...Building Winning Markets...and Fueling Our Growth. We see a bright and prosperous future as a leader in the dynamic spirits industry."

-- Matt Shattock, President & Chief Executive Officer

Vision and Strategy

Sustainable Profitable Growth. That's our mantra at Beam and the anchor for our company's mission, vision and road map for doing business.

By Creating Famous Brands, Building Winning Markets and Fueling Our Growth, we operate by a clear, executable and measurable strategy in all we do. And, most importantly, it's underpinned by our people—our true Winning Competitive Edge—and a culture that embraces entrepreneurial thinking...encourages creative, innovative solutions...and emphasizes a collaborative mindset.

The spirit of Beam, which started more than 200 years ago, is alive and well not only among our leadership team, but even more importantly throughout all corners of the organization. And that's the very spirit that will carry us into the next 200 years of our growth.

Leadership Team

  • Matt Shattock

    President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Bob Probst

    SVP & Chief Financial Officer

  • Bill Newlands

    President, North America

  • Albert Baladi

    President, Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA)

  • Nicholas Fink

    President, Asia Pacific/South America

  • Kevin George

    SVP & Global Chief Marketing Officer

  • Clarkson Hine

    SVP, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs

  • Mindy Mackenzie

    SVP, Chief Performance Officer

  • Kent Rose

    SVP, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary

  • Tony Diaz

    VP, Investor Relations & Strategy

  • John Owen

    SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Board of Directors

    • David Mackay

      (Non-executive chairman)

      Former Chief Executive Officer, Kellogg Company

    • Richard Goldstein

      Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

      International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.

    • Stephen Golsby

      Former President & Chief Executive Officer

      Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

    • Ann Fritz Hackett


      Horizon Consulting Group, LLC

    • Gretchen W. Price

      Executive Vice President, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

      Arbonne International, LLC

    • Matt Shattock

      President & Chief Executive Officer

      Beam Inc.

    • Robert Steele

      Former Vice Chairman – Global Health and Well Being

      Procter & Gamble

    • Peter Wilson

      Former Chairman

      Gallaher Group Plc