Diageo (Internal Founder company corporate appointments) has appointed three new sponsored Rectifiers at our recent Spring Installation in May 2014

Joanne McKerchar

Joanne McKerchar has worked at the Diageo Archive for 9 years.  She joined in 2005 after completing her Masters in Archives and Records Management at the University of Liverpool and was delighted to find a job that allowed her to pursue her passion for history. She was promoted to Senior Archivist in 2009 and has spent her time at the Diageo Archive cultivating the Gins collection, studying its history, and becoming a true expert in all things Gin. Today Joanne continues to inspire her colleagues with the histories of Diageo’s Gin brands.  It’s something she does with true passion.  From new pack designs, creative content and liquid development, Joanne loves nothing more than to share her knowledge and love for Gins with others

Julie Bramhan

Julie Bramham is the Western Europe Gins Marketing Director at Diageo.  Julie is a huge fan of Gin and loves experimenting with it.  That passion has led to the development of ‘Gordon’s Great British Flavours’ strategy, including the development of Crisp Cucumber – winner of the FT Blind Taste Test vs 19 premium Gins – and Elderflower, which has just launched.  Julie is also incredibly proud to work on the multi-award winning brand Tanqueray, and also Jinzu a new super premium Gin developed by bartender Dee Davis launching later this year.

Chris Lock

Chris is the Marketing Director for Vodka, Rum and Gin across Western Europe at Diageo with responsibility for the household names of award-winning Gordon’s and Tanqueray gin.  A keen gin drinker, Chris makes a mean Tanqueray No .TEN with tonic and Elderflower cordial.