David Gosnell makes way for David Cutter to lead procurement at Diageo

Gurjit Degun
29 March 2014

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29 March 2014 | Gurjit Degun

Diageo’s president of global supply and procurement David Gosnell is to retire after 16 years at the drinks company.

David Cutter, who is currently the international supply centre director, will succeed him. In further changes to structure, the global supply and procurement function will now report to the manufacturer's chief financial officer Deirdre Mahlan.

Gosnell will step down from Diageo’s executive committee on 1 July, and then leave the company at the end of the year. He has led Diageo’s global supply and procurement division for 10 years, having joined the company in 1998 as European supply director.

Diageo chief executive Ivan Menezes said: “Under [Gosnell’s] leadership global supply and procurement has been simplified and modernised and David has led the capacity expansion programmes, notably for scotch in Scotland but also in the Virgin Islands and North America which will fuel our future growth. He also led the development of our supply footprint in the emerging markets, embedding Diageo’s global standards of operational excellence.” 

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