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English Whisky Guild appoints CEO as industry forecast to possess over £1bn in maturing stock

The English Whisky Guild (EWG) have announced the appointment of Morag Garden as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the EWG – the organisation’s first full-time employee.

Morag Garden

Morag joins the EWG at a time when the English whisky industry is witnessing both remarkable growth and continued traction with whisky drinkers. With circa 50,000 casks of English whisky predicted to be laid down by distillers by the end of 2024, the value of this maturing stock is forecast to exceed £1bn over the same period1.

The EWG, which now consists of 23 member distilleries, selected Morag to spearhead the organisation following an extensive selection process. Morag joins the EWG following a distinguished career history including a decade at the Scotch Whisky Association and most recently, 18 months within a global sustainability consultancy.