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Portman Group confirms new CEO appointment

The Portman Group, the UK alcohol industry’s social responsibility body have appointed a new Chief Executive. John Timothy as joins the Portman Group after ten years at Tesco where he held a number of senior roles in communications and public affairs, working across the UK, Brussels and international operations. He will take over as Chief Executive on 19 June 2017. John Timothy said: “I am delighted to be joining The Portman Group - a highly respected regulator and a leader in industry social responsibility. It is clear to me that the industry’s approach is having a positive impact with falling levels of alcohol misuse across the UK. We will strive to ensure that continues to be the case and I look forward to working closely with Portman Group members, and partners from all sectors, to help support these positive cultural changes and to tackle alcohol-related harms.”

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