Bacardi Ltd.’s board of directors on Thursday named board member Michael J. Dolan as interim chief executive. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Hamilton, Bermuda.
Dolan has served on the board of Bacardi Ltd., the world’s largest privately held spirits company, since 2009.
Dolan most recently served as chairman and chief executive of IMG Worldwide, a global leader in sports, fashion and media. Before joining IMG in 2010, he was executive vice president of Viacom. Prior to that, he was chairman and chief executive of Young & Rubicam.
Family-owned Bacardi, which has nearly 6,000 employees, bases its USA operations in Coral Gables. The company manufactures its brands at 27 facilities and sells in more than 150 countries.