Leila Stansfield will take on the role of Global Travel Retail Managing Director at Bacardi, becoming the first female lead for the division as of January 2023.
Stansfield is an experienced global travel retail veteran, having previously held roles as GTR Finance Director and GTR Marketing Director. She is currently On-Trade Sales Director, Bacardi UK & Ireland.
Bacardi’s current Global Travel Retail Managing Director, Vinay Golikeri, will move out of global travel retail to take on the role of Managing Director, India, and Neighboring Countries. Golikeri is credited, in particular, with having ‘successfully navigated the challenges of the pandemic’ over his time in the role.