Stephen Rust To Lead Diageo Chateau & Estate; Schubert To Head Up New Canada-Control State Division
Rust replaces current DC&E president Claudia Schubert, who will lead a new Diageo division that combines its Canadian business and U.S. control state operations.
Rust told SND
that his first priority at DC&E
is to continue the strategies that saw a return to growth under Schubert's
Schubert, whose new title is president, Control States and Canada, rejoins the control state business, where she had served as general manager for its western division earlier in her career.
takes over the control state piece from long-time Diageo executive Greg Armstrong, who will retire early next year.
Meanwhile, Diageo Canada's newly appointed president Jakob Ripshtein will report directly to Schubert.