Pernod Ricard announces the departure of Ian FitzSimons, Group General Counsel since 2002, member of the Executive Committee and of the Executive Board. After having led the Legal function for sixteen years, a period during which he built a team widely recognised for its expertise, Ian has decided to devote himself to new projects outside the Group. Pernod Ricard wishes to thank him for his contribution, notably as a key actor in the major acquisitions which have transformed the Group during Ian's tenure as General Counsel.
Ian will be replaced by Amanda Hamilton-Stanley, currently General Counsel at Chivas Brothers Ltd, effective September 1, 2018. Amanda will be a member of the Group Executive Committee and of the Executive Bureau.
Amanda Hamilton-Stanley holds a Master's Degree in Modern History from the University of Oxford. She started her career as a trainee lawyer in 1992, before joining Allen & Overy in London as an Associate in 1996. In 2001, Amanda joined Allied Domecq as Senior Legal Counsel, and in 2007, she joined Pernod Ricard as Senior Group Counsel. In 2011 Amanda took on her current position, as well as Trustee of Allied Domecq Pension Fund.
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