Jean-Christophe Coutures is chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard.
Joined Pernod Ricard in 1997 as Business Analyst at CSR Pampryl before being appointed Chief Financial Officer of Pernod Ricard Asia in 2000 and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Pernod Ricard Korea in 2005. In 2006, he became Managing Director of Jinro Ballantine’s Company Limited (JBC) and Jinro Ballantine’s Import Company Limited (JBI C). In 2008, he was appointed Head of Pernod Ricard Pacific. In 2010, took the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the newly created affiliate Premium Wine Brands, now Pernod Ricard Winemakers.Since the 1st of July he is the chairman and CEO of Irish Distillers.
Jean-Christophe Coutures, a graduate of ESCP Business School.