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.

Jack was a founding director of National Angels LTD. and a member of the 5-man board for its 15 years of co-producing plays

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 16 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.

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