Bacardi Life: Career Stories
Find out what it’s like to work at Bacardi by hearing our people share what they love about their Bacardi life.
Shev & Sam
Shev & Sam tell us about the fantastic experiences, opportunities and fun they’ve had at Bacardi in the UK and share their top tips on how to get the most out of your career. Sam started as a Customer Development Executive in our London team in 2014 and then moved to a Prestige Account Manager position. In 2018 he moved into Global Travel Retail as Area Sales Manager for UK & Ireland. Shev started with us in 2010 as a Brand Ambassador and since 2016 has headed up our Brand Advocacy team.
Layal & Jeremy
We’re a melting pot of culture and creativity. Layal Baaklini, Global Disruptive Innovation Director and Jeremy Briscoe, AMEA Strategy Director, give you the lowdown on the opportunities, challenges and the experiences that have sparked their path to success at Bacardi.
Leila and Oliver
Looking for your dream job? Let Olly and Leila tell you what they love most about working at Bacardi.
Olly joined Bacardi from a top accountancy firm in 2012, as a Corporate Strategy Analyst and has been promoted every year, to his current role leading Finance for our Global Travel Retail team. Leila joined us from a top strategy consultancy in 2010 and has worked across Strategy, Finance and Marketing at Bacardi. She’s our Global VP of Strategy and is fantastic example of how you can explore different functions at Bacardi and develop broad skills for growth.
Fraser and Georgie
Meet Fraser Campbell and Georgie Bell, our two Global Whisky Brand Ambassadors. Fraser got his first bar job 20 years ago and quickly developed a passion for whisky, going on to run cocktail bars in Edinburgh and Melbourne and setting up a Global Whisky Exchange for bar tenders. He has been with Bacardi for over 3 years working on our multiple award-winning blended scotch whisky, Dewar’s. Georgie has also been with Bacardi for 3 years and has a Science Degree and a diploma in distilling, developing a passion for whisky at university and going on to work in the bar industry. She was the youngest woman welcomed into London’s Worshipful Company of Distillers, an esteemed distilling guild. Georgie now travels the world leading tastings and seminars for Craigellachie, Aberfeldy, Aultmore and The Deveron.
Lucy & Fabio
Lucy and Fabio work in our marketing team; Lucy on our Martini brand and Fabio on the BACARDÍ Rum portfolio.
Lucy joined Bacardi in 2015 as a Creative Excellence Manager working on various brands in our portfolio, including Bombay Sapphire gin. She was promoted to Creative Excellence Director on Martini in 2017. Prior to Bacardi, Lucy worked for a leading advertising agency.
Fabio joined Bacardi in 2016 as a Creative Excellence Director on BACARDI and recently moved to a broader Regional Brand Director role for BACARDI Europe. He previously worked for leading advertising and media agencies and worked in his native Argentina for four years in brand management.