Constellation Brands, Inc. (CBI), the world's leading premium wine company, announced that Eric Morham, president of the company's Canadian business, will retire effective May 31, 2013 after 40 years in the beverage alcohol industry.
"Eric's broad and deep global experience in the wine industry has helped to solidify Constellation's leadership position in Canada," said Jay Wright, chief operating officer, CBI. "He has been a highly valuable member of Constellation's management team and we thank him for his expertise, strategic insights and accomplishments over the years."
Morham joined CBI in 2004 and became president of the Canadian business in 2009. During his tenure, he implemented a number of organic growth strategies focused on key Canadian brands such as Inniskillin and Jackson-Triggs. Prior to his current role, he served in key strategic leadership positions, including senior vice president (SVP), International and president of Icon Estates, the company's former U.S. luxury and fine wine business.
Succeeding Morham is Ben Dollard, currently SVP, International. His appointment is effective March 1, 2013.
About Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands is the world's leading premium wine company that achieves success through an unmatched knowledge of wine consumers, storied brands that suit varied lives and tastes, and more than 4,400 talented employees worldwide. With a broad portfolio of widely admired premium products across the wine, beer and spirits categories, Constellation's brand portfolio includes Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Kim Crawford, Inniskillin, Franciscan Estate, Mark West, Ruffino, Simi, Estancia, Corona Extra, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky and SVEDKA Vodka.