Bacardi Chief Marketing Officer to Leave Company

November 1, 2012

Hamilton, Bermuda, November 1, 2012 — Bacardi Limited, the largest privately-held spirits company in the world, announces Silvia Lagnado, Chief Marketing Officer of Bacardi and President of Bacardi Global Brands, is leaving the Company over the next few months to pursue other interests.

“We thank Silvia for her contributions and dedication to the Company and wish her every success,” says Ed Shirley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bacardi Limited.

A replacement will be announced in due course.

The Bacardi internationally-known portfolio of premium spirits is comprised of more than 200 brands and labels, including BACARDÍ® rum, the world’s best-selling and most-awarded rum, as well as the world’s most-awarded spirit; GREY GOOSE® vodka, the world’s leading super-premium vodka; DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch whisky, the most-awarded Blended Scotch whisky; BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin, the top-valued and fastest-growing premium gin in the world; MARTINI® vermouth and sparkling wines, the world’s leading vermouth and the world’s favorite Italian sparkling wines; CAZADORES® 100% blue agave tequila, the number-one premium tequila in Mexico and a top-selling premium tequila in the United States; ERISTOFF® vodka, one of the fastest-growing vodka brands in the world; and other leading and emerging brands.