Diageo reshuffles executive team

Diageo yesterday announced a shake-up of its management team, less than a month after chief executive Paul Walsh revealed plans to retire. The drinks firm has promoted Andy Fennell, chief marketing officer, to president of its African division. Syl Saller, global innovation director, will succeed him as marketing chief. They will take up their roles on 1 July, at the same time that chief operating officer Ivan Menezes succeeds Walsh.