Corby Spirit and Wine Limited announced that effective March 1, 2018, Melissa Hanesworth is appointed Vice-President, Production, reporting to Patrick O'Driscoll, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Ms. Hanesworth was also concurrently appointed as Vice President, North American Manufacturing by Pernod Ricard North America. She succeeded Jim Stanski in both roles, who retired on February 28, 2018. With over 16 years at the Pernod Ricard Group. She most recently held the position of Managing Director, Operations at Pernod Ricard USA Inc. Prior to joining Pernod Ricard in 2001. In her new role, Ms. Hanesworth will take on responsibility for the historic Hiram Walker & Sons distillery and bottling facility. Corby manages the Windsor production facility for Pernod Ricard S.A.