Edrington

Founded in 1861, Edrington owns some of the world’s leading Scotch whisky brands, including The Famous Grouse, Highland Park and The Macallan. In 2011, the Glasgow-based distiller opened a new office in New York and acquired distribution companies in China and Hong Kong. Ian Curle is chief executive.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank12
CompanyEdrington
ActivityWhisky and rum distiller
LocationGlasgow
Sales £m556.1
Operating profit £m162.6
Main shareholdersThe Robertson Trust (76%), employees, former employees (24%)
Staff2,265
Founded1855
Websitewww.edringtongroup.com

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