John Gallagher joins Duty Free Global to head up sales in Latin America region

By Andrew Pentol |

John Gallagher will head up sales in Latin America for Duty Free Global.

Experienced duty free veteran John Gallagher is to join Duty Free Global (DFG) to head up sales in Latin America.

Gallagher has worked with a broad range of spirits brands in travel retail and domestic channels.

His first duty free experience was designing a light box transparency for Teachers Scotch Whisky for Gatwick Airport in 1981.

Gallagher also worked for United Distillers (Diageo) and Invergordon Distillers (taken over by Whyte & Mackay) before joining Larios SA in Spain to spearhead international expansion prior to the company becoming part of the Pernod Ricard stable.

In 2008 he set up his own consultancy company and worked on several projects for the likes of Hunter Laing, Danzka-Behn and Zamora International.

STRONG REGIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Barry Geoghegan, Founder of Duty Free Global, commented: “I am delighted to welcome John into the Duty Free Global family.

“John has long been a highly respected and hugely experienced part of the duty free world and I am really looking to working closely with John to bring new and interesting brands to our friends in the Latin American region.

“He has immense knowledge of the region and his understanding of the beverage business is second to none.”

Gallagher is part of the DFG team at the virtual Summit of the Americas (5 April to 9 April).

 

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