SPI Group announced today that Robert Cullins, the Chief Executive Officer of Stoli Group, will leave the company, effective October 15, 2016.
This move, based on a joint decision, comes as part of the Stoli Group’s “restructuring and ongoing plan to accelerate international growth and development,” the company says in a press release.
“We thank Rob for his service to Stoli and note the company’s improving business performance,” says Dmitry Efimov, SPI Group CEO. “Under his leadership, Stoli Group expanded its business into new geographies and built a strong global distribution network.”
Cullins joined Stoli Group in 2011 as Global Commercial Director and, in February 2015, was promoted to Chief Executive Officer.
“It has been a privilege to work with the people of Stoli Group to serve consumers around the world,” Cullins says. “I’m proud of what we have accomplished together, and I am confident in the company’s future.”
The SPI Group is headquartered in Luxembourg and operates in more than 170 markets in the production, sale and distribution of more than 380 brands, including the Stolichnaya Premium vodka range. The group also operates a network of 70 alcohol retail shops.