Powerscourt has been selected as the financial and corporate PR adviser for premium spirit brand Stock Spirits Group.
Rob Greening, co-head of Powerscourt’s consumer industries, will lead the Powerscourt team, with support from Lisa Kavanagh and Harriet O’Reilly. Rory Godson, Powerscourt’s founder, will oversee the account.
Mirek Stachowicz, chief executive of Stock Spirits, said: “We were looking for an agency that could provide us with both the full range of corporate and financial PR services, as well as high level strategic advice on complex reputational issues. Powerscourt impressed us with its strength and depth in both areas, as well as the team’s passion for – and understanding of – the FMCG sector. We are delighted to have them on board.”
Stock Spirits is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. For the year ending 31 December 2015, it delivered total revenue of €262.6m and operating profit of €41.7m.
The spirits and liqueurs it produces are principally sold in Central and Eastern Europe. With core operations in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Stock Spirits exports to more than 40 other countries worldwide.