LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
just-drinks, the drinks industry news, insight and research website, has promoted Andy Morton to the position of news & insights editor.
Morton, who is currently on assignment in New York reporting on the US drinks industry, will be taking up his new post on his return to the UK.
just-drinks managing editor Olly Wehring said: "Andy lives and breathes the drinks industry. His promotion to News & Insights Editor recognises the big part he has played in our success to date, and the contribution he will make in the future."
During his time as a reporter for just-drinks Morton has interviewed a number of high-profile industry figures, including Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat, Heineken's Asia-Pacific president, Roland Pirmez, and Highland Spring Group CEO Les Montgomery.
Richard Jackson, the CEO of just-drinks' publisher Aroq Ltd, added: "Andy is a major talent. This new role allows just-drinks to field the best editorial team in the business, and to continue to provide our members with unique insight into the direction of the global drinks industry."
Andy began his journalism career with Trinity Mirror's Sunday Mail in Glasgow before joining sister newspaper The Glaswegian. He has also worked for the Metro and the Daily Mail in the UK, as well as for a number of titles outside of the UK including the Taipei Times, Shanghai Daily and the Sydney Morning Herald.
The promotion follows the appointment of Lucy Britner as deputy editor, and the launch of just-drinks' new branding and website redesign last year.
Established in 1999, just-drinks is the online resource for the global beverage industry, publishing around 20 news articles, analysis features and insights every working day. Under the direction of managing editor Olly Wehring, its experienced team of journalists, consultants and analysts provide a unique and comprehensive blend of reports and interpretation of the beverage industry, including key events, trends, interviews and research that are delivered to over 92,000 business executives per month.
Through its drinks industry analysis, research, news and CONSULT bespoke market research service, just-drinks offers insight into wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, and bottled water industry developments, statistics and key supply-chain trends.
For details of how just-drinks is helping decision makers make decisions, visit http://www.just-drinks.com
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