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Jim Clerkin new president and CEO of Moët Hennessy USA

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New York, USA - December 3, 2010, New York, USA - Moët Hennessy, a part of LVMH, announced the appointment of Jim Clerkin as president and CEO of Moët Hennessy USA.

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Mr. Clerkin has a wealth of international and U.S. experience accumulated over his 30 years in the alcohol beverage industry.

Mr. Clerkin joined Moët Hennessy USA in June 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), with responsibility for global brands which include Hennessy cognac, Moët & Chandon Champagne, Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot Champagne, Grand Marnier and Belvedere vodka.

Prior to joining Moët Hennessy, Mr. Clerkin had roles of increasing responsibilities within the Guinness Group, including serving as Managing Director of Gilbeys of Ireland for five years, as President of Diageo North America’s Western Division, and as President of Allied Domecq North America from 2003 until 2006.

From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Clerkin was President of Beam Global Spirits & Wines, with responsibility for the US and Mexico.

Mr. Clerkin also represents Moët Hennessy on the board of DISCUS, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States.

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