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[[Gavin Hewitt]] CMG has been Chief Executive of the [[Scotch Whisky Association]] since October 2003. He is also a Board Member of Scotland’s [[Futures Forum]] Alcohol and Drugs Project.  Before this Hewitt served as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Belgium (2001 – 2003),Finland (1997 – 2000) and Croatia (1994 – 1997).  His early career was with the [[Diplomatic Service]] where he became part of the British Negotiating Team in Brussels for the UK’s accession to the European Communities.  He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1995 for outstanding overseas service.<ref> Scotland's Futures Forum Conference Agenda, February 2007 [http://www.scotlandsfuturesforum.org/Lists/SFF%20Upcoming%20events/Attachments/55/invite%207%20Feb%202008.pdf Fresh Perspectives on Alcohol & Drugs To what extent can the alcohol industry reduce alcohol damage?] accessed 17th June 2008 </ref>
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[[Gavin Hewitt]] (CMG) was the Chief Executive of the [[Scotch Whisky Association]] from October 2003 to November 2013. In November 2011 Hewitt was elected as president of the [[European Spirits Organisation]] (CEPS) he held this role in conjunction with his position at the SWA. In November 2013 he was replaced at [[ by [[Joep Stassen]].<ref> Scotch Whisky Association, [http://www.scotch-whisky.org.uk/swa/files/CEPSpresidentFINALRELEASE.pdf Gavin Hewitt takes up role as CEPS President] 23rd November 23rd, Press Release, accessed 5th December 2011 </ref> <ref> Spirits Europe, [http://spirits.eu/page.php?id=19&parent_id=3 Organisation Structure], accessed 12th December 2014 </ref>   
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While at the SWA Hewitt was a board of Scotland’s [[Futures Forum]] Alcohol and Drugs Project.  Before working as a lobbyist for the alcohol industry Hewitt served as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Belgium (2001 – 2003),Finland (1997 – 2000) and Croatia (1994 – 1997).  His early career was with the [[Diplomatic Service]] where he became part of the British Negotiating Team in Brussels for the UK’s accession to the European Communities.  He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1995 for outstanding overseas service.<ref> Scotland's Futures Forum Conference Agenda, February 2007 [http://www.scotlandsfuturesforum.org/Lists/SFF%20Upcoming%20events/Attachments/55/invite%207%20Feb%202008.pdf Fresh Perspectives on Alcohol & Drugs To what extent can the alcohol industry reduce alcohol damage?] accessed 17th June 2008 </ref>
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In November 2011 Hewitt was elected as president of the [[European Spirits Organisation]] (CEPS). He will continue in his full time post as SWA Chief executive.  <ref> Scotch Whisky Association, [http://www.scotch-whisky.org.uk/swa/files/CEPSpresidentFINALRELEASE.pdf Gavin Hewitt takes up role as CEPS President] 23rd November 23rd, Press Release, accessed 5th December 2011 </ref> 
 
 
 
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Revision as of 22:32, 12 December 2014

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Gavin Hewitt (CMG) was the Chief Executive of the Scotch Whisky Association from October 2003 to November 2013. In November 2011 Hewitt was elected as president of the European Spirits Organisation (CEPS) he held this role in conjunction with his position at the SWA. In November 2013 he was replaced at [[ by Joep Stassen.[1] [2]

While at the SWA Hewitt was a board of Scotland’s Futures Forum Alcohol and Drugs Project. Before working as a lobbyist for the alcohol industry Hewitt served as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Belgium (2001 – 2003),Finland (1997 – 2000) and Croatia (1994 – 1997). His early career was with the Diplomatic Service where he became part of the British Negotiating Team in Brussels for the UK’s accession to the European Communities. He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1995 for outstanding overseas service.[3]


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References

  1. Scotch Whisky Association, Gavin Hewitt takes up role as CEPS President 23rd November 23rd, Press Release, accessed 5th December 2011
  2. Spirits Europe, Organisation Structure, accessed 12th December 2014
  3. Scotland's Futures Forum Conference Agenda, February 2007 Fresh Perspectives on Alcohol & Drugs To what extent can the alcohol industry reduce alcohol damage? accessed 17th June 2008