Guinness parent company Diageo says China and India are “key growth engines” for the group. Photograph: Eric Luke

Guinness parent Diageo vodka, has shaken up its management team in a move that underscores its ambitions in emerging markets and lays down a ma(...)

The Government has cast their attendance at the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos as an opportunity to promote Ireland as a major location for international business and investment. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will conduct scheduled meetings at the Davos forum with US treasury secretary Jacob Le(...)

While drinks companies and sporting bodies never made any secret of their disdain for any sponsorship ban, the FoI records point to a concerted push by a well-resourced and well-informed industry to bring its concerns directly into the heart of Government. Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The drinks industry engaged in a sustained effort to dissuade the Coalition from banning the sponsorship of major sporting events by drink companies, (...)

Prime Minister David Cameron speaking at the Invest Northern Ireland investment conference at the Titanic Belfast, yesterday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA.

European Union rules, particularly those applying to small companies, must be reduced, or abolished, some of Britain’s most influential business leade(...)

Donard Gaynor’s knowledge of the global spirits market, particularly the buying habits of whiskey drinkers, is older than some of the rare malts resti(...)

The chief executive of Diageo (which owns Guinness) will step down from the board at the annual meeting in September. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Diageo’s chief executive, Paul Walsh, is stepping down after 13 years at the helm of the company behind Smirnoff and Guinness. He will ma(...)