Portman seeks independent chair

15 February, 2008

The Portman Group has decided to recruit an independent chair to lead the debate on alcohol responsibility on behalf of the drinks industry.

Whoever takes on the role will work alongside the existing Portman team who manage the Portman code, a self-regulatory scheme which ensures that alcoholic drinks are marketed responsibly.

Portman chief executive David Poley said the decision to take on an independent chair was made following a strategic review of the organisation by its members.

"They are committed to shaping the alcohol responsibility agenda and want us to strengthen our efforts to regulate drinks producers, promote best practice and represent them on alcohol-social issues," said Poley.

"Having an independent chair will help us build on our achievements and make an even greater impact with opinion formers.”




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