Vanessa Wright was appointed VP Global Sustainability and Responsibility for Pernod Ricard Headquarters on 1 August 2017.
Before joining the HQ, she held the position of Global Communications Director for Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët (MMPJ). She joined MMPJ in January 2014 where she created a new Communications Department, including Corporate, Brand Public Relations, Events and Sponsorship, Internal Communications and Brand Homes and Education.
Prior to MMPJ, she spent 17 years in a number of communications roles in the UK for Pernod Ricard, including Global Communications Director for Chivas Brothers.
Before joining Pernod Ricard, she worked for a number of luxury and food & drink consultancies and also spent 5 years as a Senior Press Officer for The National Farmers Union.
Vanessa has been awarded The Cambridge Institute Business Sustainability Management Certification. She is a Master of the Keepers of the Quaich, a Liveryman for the Worshipful Company of Distillers and is a past Chairman of The Benevolent, the industry charity.