Brockmans Gin appointed former Diageo executive Paul Walsh to its advisory board, as it finalizes a new five-year growth plan. The drinks industry veteran will help shape the strategy for the next phase of the company’s development to extend its international footprint, particularly in the U.S. Walsh served as Chief Executive Officer of Diageo 2000 to 2013, and as Chief Operating Officer in 2000. Neil Everitt, Brockmans’ Co-founder and Chief Executive, said, “I am delighted that Paul has agreed to join us on the exciting next leg of our journey. Paul’s success in developing a multi-national business will be particularly relevant as we grow Brockmans’ international presence.” Brockmans Gin, a super-premium gin, is distilled in traditional copper stills. Brockmans balances a unique combination of traditional gin aromas, citrus, coriander and top notes of blueberries and blackberries. Based in the United Kingdom, Brockman Gin s is available in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Colorado and Pennsylvania.