Nuno Teles has been named president, Diageo Beer Co. USA, effective March 1. Teles,
who will report to Diageo North America President Deirdre Mahlan, joins the Norwalk company from Heineken USA, where he served as chief marketing officer beginning in 2014.
Tom Day, Diageo sales officer and former president of Diageo Guinness USA, will continue in his advisory role as chairman of Diageo Beer Co. USA.
Teles’ 14 years in the beer industry began at Scottish & Newcastle, followed by his move to Heineken in 2004, where he worked in such territories as Portugal, the Netherlands, Brazil and the U.S. His early career was spent working across a number of businesses, including Unilever and Lacoste.