Ary <span>Ganeshalingam</span>

Ary Ganeshalingam

Global Brand Communications Director Chivas Regal, Pernod Ricard

Ary Ganeshalingam is the Global Brand Communications Director for one of the leading whisky brands in the world – Chivas Regal. His current role oversees the creative strategy and development of the brand (including digital), the sponsorship with Manchester United FC and very importantly, The Chivas Venture. This programme is a global platform built to support entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s biggest social and environmental issues. Every year, $1 million is given away in no-strings funding through a pitch-style competition, along with expert coaching at the Chivas Venture Accelerator Programme. Over the last 4 years, over 8,000 applications have been received, with 100 start-ups being supported with funding and coaching. Collectively the start-ups have already enriched the lives of more than 1 million people in over 40 countries, across 6 continents.