Mark Overdyk Becomes General Manager, Latin America at Beam Suntory

by | May 4, 2016 | Client Placement | 0 comments

Congratulations to SMP client, Mark Overdyk, on his new role as General Manager, Latin America at Beam Suntory!

Mark Overdyk will be leading the Latin America business as the new GM, LATAM at Beam Suntory. As the world’s third largest premium spirits company, Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Owned by Suntory Holdings Limited, Beam Suntory has a dynamic portfolio with unparalleled expertise in whisky, led by Bourbon and Japanese Whisky, and global strength across many key categories including tequila, vodka, cognac, rum and cordials. Beam Suntory was created in 2014 by combining the world leader in bourbon and the pioneer in Japanese whisky to form a new company with a deep heritage, passion for quality, innovative spirit and entrepreneurial culture.


Mark is a global business leader who has 20-plus years of experience in the beverage industry and a proven track record of using sound strategy and uncommon imagination to drive top- and bottom-line growth in established and emerging markets. Mark’s most recent role was Managing Director, Latin America at Brown-Forman. In that role, Mark was responsible for transforming their Latin American business into the company’s fastest growing region — taking sales from $20M to $300M in eight years.