Ilja Rijnen

Effective 1 April 2022, Ilja has become Senior Director, Global Learning and Change for Beam Suntory, a world leader in premium spirits with flagship brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark and Knob Creek bourbons, Yamazaki, Hibiki and Hakushu Japanese whiskies, as well as world renown premium brands such as Laphroaig, Teacher’s and Bowmore Scotch whiskies, Courvoisier cognac, Sauza tequila, Roku, Larios and Sipsmith gins and Haku vodka.

In this position, in line with the company’s strategic Global Talent & Development agenda, being responsible for the company’s Global Learning and Change initiatives. He is based out Asia, being a Permanent Resident of Singapore.