Patrick Venning, Pernod Ricard
Patrick Venning has a BA (Hons) from the University of London and an MBA from the University of Cape Town. Patrick joined Pernod Ricard UK in 2004 as Head of Marketing Wines before taking on the responsibility for Marketing Spirits in 2007 and was subsequently appointed as Marketing Director.
Prior to joining the Group, he spent three years with Procter & Gamble in the Arabian Peninsula before joining Unilever where he progressed to Marketing Manager and latterly with The Drambuie Liqueur Company where he held the position of Marketing Director.
(Judge: 2016, 2015, 2014)