Joy Rice has been appointed as Diageo’s new regional supply chain director Asia Pacific, based in the company’s Asian headquarters in Singapore.
Her new role will see Rice take leadership of Asia Pacific’s supply strategic agenda, as well as the innovation and evolution of Diageo’s Super Deluxe category.
Rice, who has been working at Diageo since 1996, has previously held a number of senior positions within the company, such as vice president project unity and vice president North American customer operations.
She said: “I have been impressed by the Asia Pacific Supply team’s focus on implementing an efficient and responsive supply chain, and look forward to working together with my market colleagues to unlock further growth through innovation, particularly in the luxury and premium brands that represent a unique growth opportunity for Diageo Asia Pacific.”
Her appointment follows Paul Gallagher’s relocation to the role of president North America supply.