News: Scottish Alcohol Industry Partnership Appoints First Chairperson



Keiran Healey-Ryder, of Whyte & Mackay, has been appointed the first chairperson representing the alliance of distillers, brewers, retailers and hospitality venues.

‘It is an honour to be appointed chair at this pivotal moment for the sector. We are fortunate to have a vibrant alcohol industry, raised in Scotland. It is a part of our national DNA.

As a responsible industry we take our commitment to ensuring responsible drinking extremely seriously. This partnership has proven how together we can deliver impactful campaigns to tackle harmful drinking, and initiatives that promote responsible enjoyment.

I am looking forward to an opportunity to advance the work that we do, and to promote the positive contribution the Scottish Alcohol Industry makes at a local and national level.’

Keiran Healey-Ryder

The SAIP is a partnership of alcoholic beverage producers and representatives of the on-trade and off-trade in Scotland which includes:

Diageo, BII Scotland, National Association of Cidermakers, Molson Coors, TLT, Scottish Beer & Pub Association, Heineken, Bacardi, Pernod Ricard, The Scotch Whisky Association, Scottish Licensed Trade Association, Wine & Spirits Trade Association, Scottish Retail Consortium, Whyte & MacKay, Scottish Grocers’ Federation and The Portman Group.

The Partnership provides a platform for the alcohol industry to promote responsible drinking and contribute towards tackling alcohol-related harm.

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