Rutherford Cross retained by William Grant & Sons to recruit a Treasury Risk Management Leader

Established in 1887, William Grant & Sons is a 100% family owned premium spirits company with a portfolio of award-winning brands that are enjoyed worldwide. The company is the third largest producer of Scotch whisky in the world and has annual revenues in excess of £1 billion. William Grants & Sons employs almost 2,500 people globally and sells products in nearly 200 countries. Their eight core brands are Glenfiddich, Grant’s, The Balvenie, Tullamore D.E.W., Drambuie, Hendrick’s Gin, Sailor Jerry Rum and Monkey Shoulder.

The business has a significant presence across the UK and Ireland with distilleries in Dufftown, Girvan and Tullamore. There is also a distillery in Tuthilltown, New York, and a bottling hall in Edison, New Jersey. In addition, there is an ever-expanding global office network which currently includes New York, India, Hong Kong, Moscow, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney and Taipei amongst many others.

The founder, William Grant, was a true pioneer, and his spirit, passion and innovation is very much at the heart of the culture today. The business encourages creativity and fresh ideas. Due to the relatively flat management structure, employees are able to get close to the heart of the business and are empowered to make a real difference. The company Purpose epitomizes this: Inspired by our independent spirit, we create our own legacy.

William Grants & Sons celebrates Rare Character and look for unique, pioneering individuals who have the energy, passion and commitment to help the business achieve its vision. As the group continues to rapidly expand into new markets globally, this an exciting time to join and be part of something very special.

The role of Treasury Risk Management Leader is new in the Group Finance team. The position has been identified as an essential part of the business’s ability to support the growth targeted over the next few years, as there is increasing focus on the management of financial risk, particularly liquidity (cash flow forecasting) and currency (foreign exchange hedging).

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