Grand Cru Consulting


John (Jack) Keenan
CEO Grand Cru Consulting

Jack is the founder and CEO of Grand Cru Consulting Ltd. He has been CEO of the business now known as Diageo PLC and Chairman and CEO of Kraft Foods International.

He is currently a director of National Angels LTD, a theatre production company.

Jack has served as an executive director of Diageo and Moet Hennessy and as a non-executive on the boards of Marks & Spencer PLC, Tomkins PLC, The Body Shop International PLC and General Mills Inc.

Jack has been patron of the Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM) for 15 years and an executive director for the prior 6 years. CIBAM is a registered trade mark of the Harry Hansen Charitable Trust of which Jack is Chairman; and he is also a member of the Brunel University Business School Advisory Board in London.

He graduated from Tufts University (Phi Beta Kappa with honours) and has an MBA from Harvard.

He is a resident of the United Kingdom.


2004 –    “Corporate Governance in UK/USA boardrooms”

Corporate Governance International Review 12,172-6

2011 –    “Sustainability of Corporate Profits”

Green Business, Green Values and Sustainability