Media Release: Chivas Brothers employees choose charities of the year

Chivas Brothers

EMPLOYEES of Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, have nominated and chosen their Charities of the Year 2015.

The charities, which span the main geographical areas of the business, are:

  • The Jake McCarthy Foundation (London and Plymouth region)
  • The Kiltwalk (Dunbartonshire region)
  • Dunbartonshire Disability Sports Club (Paisley, Glasgow and Ayrshire region)
  • The Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children (Northern Scotland region)

Each charity has received £5,000 as a donation to their work. Jennie Norrish, head of Communications at Chivas Brothers, said: “I’m delighted to announce the four charities that were chosen by our employees and have now received £5,000 each.

“These four diverse causes – from national organisations to very local ones – were chosen from a shortlist of charities nominated and then voted upon by our employees.”

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About Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers is the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, the world’s co-leader in wines and spirits. Chivas Brothers’ award-winning portfolio features some of the world’s most revered Scotch whisky brands including Chivas Regal, the world’s first luxury whisky and the No.1 Scotch whisky in China; Ballantine’s, Europe’s No.1 Scotch whisky; The Glenlivet, the world’s No.1 single malt whisky; and Royal Salute, the world’s only exclusively prestige Scotch whisky range.

The portfolio also includes two of the world’s leading English gins – Beefeater, the world’s most awarded premium gin, and Plymouth gin – plus a selection of highly acclaimed single malt whiskies, including Aberlour, Longmorn, Scapa, Strathisla and Tormore. The range is completed by a collection of blended Scotch whiskies operating in many of the world’s key whisky markets which includes 100 Pipers, Clan Campbell, Something Special and Passport Scotch.


For further information or images:

Kirstin Anderson, communications manager, Chivas Brothers Telephone: 0141 531 2526 / 07795 953 908

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