Matt Shattock

Chairman & CEO - Beam Suntory

Matt is Chairman & CEO of Beam Suntory, the world’s third largest premium spirits company. He joined Beam in March 2009 as President & CEO.  He previously worked for Cadbury, where he led their businesses first in The Americas and then in the Europe Middle East & Africa region. Prior to that, he served 16 years at Unilever, working in a variety of roles across marketing and General Management, including at Bird's Eye Walls and Lipton, and as Chief Operating Officer for Unilever Best Foods North America.

Matt was formerly a Tank Troop Commander in the British Army. He currently serves as a Director for VF Corporation and Suntory Holdings Ltd. He has a BA (Hons) from Durham University.

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