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Sir Alec. 1914--2000, British stage and film actor. His films include Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Oscar, and Star Wars (1977); TV roles include Le Carr?'s George Smiley
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Major brand names that would be part of GMG Brands, the new company to be formed by the merger of Guinness PLC and Grand Metropolitan PLC:
In his annual year-end speech to company stockholders, Anthony Tennant, Guinness PLC chairman, reported Guinness Breweries Worldwide, the group's brewing division, "had another satisfactory year.
Floris Maljers joined the Board of Guinness plc in September 1994 having previously been Chairman of Unilever NV and Vice Chairman of Unilever PLC.
The Board of England's Guinness PLC announced the retirement of Anthony Tennant from the position of chairman.
Tom Corran was previously Head of Corporate Governance at Gartmore Investment Management (part of National Westminster Bank) 1997-98, and before that was Head of Corporate Development at Guinness PLC (now Diageo Plc), 1990-97, where he was responsible, among other things, for investor relations.
MBA: Guinness PLC seems to draw quite a lot of profit out of its North American business--will that percentage continue to grow?
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Standard & Poor's CreditWire 12/16/97 -- Standard & Poor's today affirmed the single-'A'-plus long-term corporate credit and senior unsecured ratings of Guinness PLC and Grand Metropolitan PLC (Grand Met), which are to merge this week to form Diageo PLC.
Guinness PLC has designs on moving further into the Spanish beer market with the purchase of Union Cervecera S.
6 billion temporarily weakened the group's financial profile, although the transaction was partially financed by the reduction of a 3% stake in Guinness PLC ('A'-plus/Watch Neg/'A-1').
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standard & Poor's CreditWire 10/14/97 -- Standard & Poor's today has stated that the uncertainty surrounding the proposed merger of Guinness PLC and Grand Metropolitan PLC (Grand Met) to form GMG Brands has largely been removed following the announcement that agreement has been reached with LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH).
Guinness' expansion to worldwide markets followed the routes of the clipper ships, according to Guinness PLC director for public affairs Christopher Davidson.
A partial list of Tetra's worldwide clients includes Motorola, DHL, Acer, Informix, Lanier (Harris 3M), US Filters, Guinness plc, and the Rubbermaid Corporation.