Jo Thornton has been named Chief Executive Officer of Moët Hennessy USA effective July 1. Thornton will replace current CEO Jim Clerkin, who will still remain as President of Moët Hennessy North America. In his role, Thornton will report to Clerkin. Thornton has been with Moët Hennessy since 1993, most recently serving as Managing Director of Moët Hennessy UK. In his new role, he will oversee luxury drinks U.S. sales and marketing functions. David Volpe, the Executive Vice President of Sales and Rodney Williams, the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Brands will report to Thornton.