Beam Suntory Inc. announced the appointment of Mauricio Restrepo, 50, as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Restrepo will join Beam Suntory from SABMiller, where he currently serves as Regional Finance Director for the brewer’s European business. He has previously been the company’s CFO – Latin America, and CFO of its Grupo Empresarial Bavaria subsidiary based in Colombia. “Mauricio is a highly experienced international finance leader whose background includes 12 years in the beverage alcohol industry,” said Matt Shattock, Chairman and CEO of Beam Suntory. Restrepo will join Beam Suntory early in the fourth quarter. He will have responsibility for the global finance organization, including accounting & reporting, financial planning & analysis, treasury, tax, controls, audit, global business services and information technology. He will serve on the Beam Suntory Executive Leadership Team as well as the Beam Suntory Board of Directors, and will report to Shattock.