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Pernod Ricard, Perrier-Jouët® Champagne Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the NY Stock Exchange
Wines and Champagnes Marketing VP Frank Polley To Ring The Closing Bell®
For Release: 27 Dec 12
Who/What: 
On Mon., December 31, executives and guests of Pernod Ricard and Perrier-Jouët® Champagne will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the New Year’s Eve.
 
To mark the occasion, Pernod Ricard USA Wines and Champagnes Marketing VP Frank Polley, joined by members of the company’ management team, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
 
About Pernod Ricard USA®
Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., and the largest subsidiary of Paris, France-based Pernod Ricard SA, which employs more than 18,000 people worldwide and is listed on the NYSE Euronext exchange (Ticker: RI).
 
The company’s leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as Absolut® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, Plymouth™ Gin, Seagram’s Extra Dry Gin®, Martell® Cognac, Hiram Walker® Liqueurs, Pernod®, Ricard® and Avión™ Tequila (through a joint venture with Tequila Avión); such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines.
 
Pernod Ricard USA is based in New York City and Purchase, N.Y., and has roughly 850 employees across the country. Pernod Ricard USA urges all adults to consume its products responsibly and has an active campaign to promote responsible drinking. For more information on this, please visit: www.acceptresponsibility.org.
 
When/Where:
Monday, December 31, 2012
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:30 p.m.            The Closing Bell rings                                                                                  
 
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or agioia@nyx.com
 
Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), European Press Agency (917.670.1323), and Insider Images. The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
 
Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell.