Matthew J. Shattock
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Beam Suntory Inc.
Matthew J. Shattock is chairman and CEO of Beam Suntory Inc., the world’s third largest premium spirits company. He joined Beam in March 2009 as president and CEO and led the company’s successful growth strategy transformation, and subsequent integration of the Beam and Suntory spirits businesses following Beam’s acquisition by Suntory in 2014.
Shattock is a veteran leader in the global consumer packaged goods industry with both U.S. and global business experience. Prior to joining Beam, he spent six years at Cadbury plc, an international confectionary manufacturer, where he led their businesses first in The Americas and then in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Prior to Cadbury, Shattock spent 16 years at Unilever, an international manufacturer of food, home care and personal care products, in various leadership roles, culminating in his role as chief operating officer of Unilever Best Foods North America.
Shattock serves as a director of VF Corporation and of Suntory Holdings Limited.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Durham University and also served as a tank troop commander in the British Army.