Vladimir Putin

Patrick O' Driscoll, President & CEO, Corby Spirit & Wine

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The history of whisky in Canada and its future

Topic: The history of whisky in Canada and its future


Having just celebrated 50 years of being traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Corby Spirit and Wine also produces Canada’s longest running whisky brand with J.P. Wiser’s and operates the largest distillery in North America. Along with other members of the spirit industry, Corby Spirit and Wine would like to get more support on equal access to Ontario consumers. 


Mr. Patrick O’Driscoll is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Corby and has been a director of Corby since July 2009. Mr. O’Driscoll was the Chief Executive Officer of Malibu-Kahlúa International, a dba of Pernod Ricard U.S.A. LLC, from 2007 to 2009, after serving as Commercial Director of Chivas Brothers Ltd. from 2002 to 2007. He joined Pernod Ricard as Marketing Manager of Campbell Distillers in 1992. Prior to joining Pernod Ricard, Mr. O’Driscoll held various positions with International Distillers & Vintners since 1985.

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