Catherine Bonelli joins Loch Lomond Group, as Managing Director, GTR

By Andrew Pentol |

Experienced fashion specialist Catherine Bonelli has joined the DF&TR drinks world having been appointed Managing Director, Global Travel Retail, Loch Lomond Group.

Her appointment follows the departure André de Almeida last month after a five-year spell.

Passionate, enthusiastic and well-known in the travel retail industry, Bonelli joins Loch Lomond following roles at Italian fashion house Paul & Shark and Lacoste.

Colin Matthews, CEO of Loch Lomond Group said: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Catherine to Loch Lomond Group as Managing Director of GTR. With vast experience and knowledge of the sector, we are confident that she will make a very positive impact on our GTR offering across the world.”


Bonelli said: “Loch Lomond Group has a fantastic range of brands and it’s a real honour to join the company. Only last week, Glen Scotia was awarded “Best whisky in the Word 2021” for the Glen Scotia 25 Year Old at the San Francisco Spirits Competition.

Catherine Bonelli has been named Managing Director, Global Travel Retail, Loch Lomond Group.

“I’m looking forward to working with the team to grow the business around the planet, to accelerate the awareness of Loch Lomond brands and to give customers the possibility to taste such qualitative spirits.”

Loch Lomond Group’s various brands are listed in numerous duty free retailers, including locations in France, Germany the Nordics, China, the Middle East and the US.


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