The joint venture retains the Maxxium UK name, and its head office, based in Stirling, will have a management team made up of staff from across the Beam and Maxxium organisations.
Supporting Hew Pennell as managing director are:
Peter SandstrŲm, marketing director ;
Mark Riley, commercial operations director (Beam);
Jim Grierson, sales director on-trade ; David Everett, sales director off-trade ; Fiona Gibson, human resources director, and Scott McCroskie, finance, supply chain and IT director (Maxxium).
The alliance spans 24 international markets and generates combined sales of £1.07 billion.
Nielsen figures show Maxxium is one of the top three spirits distributors with volume sales of over 3.5 million cases.
said: "As an entrepreneurial business with a compelling portfolio of premium brands, these are genuinely exciting times."