Rémy Cointreau announced new executive appointments on March 29, each effective Sept. 1. Nicolas Beckers, CEO, China region, will become CEO of Rémy Cointreau Americas. Beckers replaces Ian McLernon, who is set to become CEO, EMEA region and responsible for North and South Asia Pacific and Travel Retail. Sophie Phe was named CEO for China, based in Shanghai. Claire Brugnago joins the Executive Committee as Chief Transformation Officer, and Carina Alfonso Martin will join the Group in May within the Executive Committee as Director of Group Communications. Jean-Philippe Hecquet, Elisabeth Tona and Simon Coughlin continue in their respective roles as CEO of Cognac, Liqueurs & Spirits and Whisky. Luca Marotta, Marc-Henri Bernard and Patrick Marchand also continue in their respective roles as Chief Financial Officer, Human Resources and Operations Directors. The new executive committee is headed by Eric Vallat, CEO of the group.