In 1977 Kenny joined the long-established Perth wine and spirit merchants Peter Thomson’s. He started his career in marketing, where he has remained ever since. As a brand manager in the early eighties, he was involved in the launch of The Macallan in Scotland and over the next 12 years, worked on a number of Spirits brands, eventually becoming Director and General Manager of Peter Thomson’s, where he remained until 1993.
In 1993 Kenny joined Morrison Bowmore Distillers as Sales Director, becoming Sales and Marketing Director in 1995 responsible for overseeing the global development of Bowmore Auchentoshan and Glen Garioch Single Malts.
Kenny is married to Kathy with a son Peter (who works for Speyside Distillers and is also a Liveryman) and daughter Amye.
Kenny is an Elder of The Church of Scotland and is also a Master of the Keepers of the Quaich. Other interests include fishing, music and golf.
Kenny joined The Livery in 1996.