Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail has named Craig Johnson (pictured) as Vice President Marketing, reporting to divisional CEO Mohit Lal. Johnson is currently Vice President Global Marketing, Absolut Vodka at The Absolut Company.

Johnson will be based in Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail’s London headquarters and will also become a member of the Executive Team.

He replaces Nodjame Fouad, who has moved to a new role as Pernod Ricard President & CEO Japan.

The company said in a statement: “This organisational change will continue to build on the strong work achieved so far since the consolidation of the global travel team.”

The move, it said, will “push category boundaries of what can be achieved within the channel and connect with travellers across the globe at different stages of the Travel Trail through innovative and meaningful communications.”