Chairman, CEO, Member of Executive Board and Chairman of Strategic CommitteeMr. Alexandre Ricard is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of PERNOD RICARD S.A. since February 11, 2015. He previously served as Deputy Managing Director Distribution Network, Member of the Executive Board and Committee, Director Representative of SA Paul Ricard at the Company from September 1, 2011. On November 2, 2009, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Irish Distillers Ltd, Member of the Executive Committee, Director Representative of SA Paul Ricard at the Company, after having held the posts of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Irish Distillers Ltd, Member of the Executive Committee at the Company from July 1, 2008. Mr. Ricard joined the Company in 2003 as Audit Business Development Manager of Pernod Ricard Holding Finance Direction and became, at the end of 2004, Finance and Administration Director of Irish Distillers. In September 2006, he became Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Asia Duty Free. Prior to joining Pernod Ricard SA, he worked for seven years for Accenture as a Strategy Consultant and for Morgan Stanley as a Mergers and Acquisition Consultant
Age: 43 Chairman Since 2015Ricard currently holds various other mandates, including Member of the Management Board of Pernod Ricard North America and of Pernod Ricard Asia, Director of Irish Distillers Group and Suntory Allied Ltd. During his professional career, he was also appointed as CEO of Le Delos Invest II and Lirix. He graduated from the ESCP. He also obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master of Arts degree in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.