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  • David Hunter

David Hunter

David Hunter is a senior executive leader with extensive global supply chain, manufacturing and environmental sustainability experience. He was Chief Supply Chain Officer for Beam Suntory where he developed and implemented their global sustainability strategy. He led an organisation of 2,500 employees across Europe, the Americas and Asia. He developed his leadership skills in complex and regulated organisations delivering people centred continuous improvement.

Register of interest

  • Date of completion: 31 January 2024
  • Board member: David Hunter
  • Signature: Signed by David Hunter on 31 January 2024


Employment or self-employment (include registered name of the company nature of the company, nature of business and nature of post held):

  • Former employer: Beam Suntory Inc, producing and selling premium branded spirits worldwide.
  • Trailing remuneration associated with former employer, consisting of delayed incentive payments in March 2024 and March 2025.

Holding an office (include office held, name of organisation, nature, and regularity of business):

  • None

As a partner in a firm (include registered name of the company and nature of business):

  • None

Undertaking a trade, profession, or vocation or any other work:

  • None

Any allowance received through memberships of an organisation

All payments such as honoraria and including a statement of whether expenses are paid or not:

  • None

Related undertakings

A description of a directorship that is not remunerated but is of a company which is parent or subsidiary of a company or undertaking which pays remuneration (including name of subsidiary or parent company or other undertaking and the nature of its business):

  • None


A description of any contract (including its duration but excluding the consideration) which is made between the public body of which you are a member and a firm in which you are a partner, or an undertaking in which you are a director or in which you have shares:

  • None

Houses, lands, and buildings

A description of any rights of ownership or other interests that may be significant to, of relevance to, or bear upon, the work or operation of the devolved public body:

  • None

Shares and securities

A description, but not value, of shares or securities in a company, undertaking or organisation that may be significant to, of relevance to, or bear upon, the work or operation of the devolved public body (including the registered name of the company in which you hold shares):

  • None

Gifts and hospitality

Details of any gifts and hospitality received within your current term of appointment of office:

  • Registered on a separate gifts and hospitality form. 

Non-financial interests

A description of such interest as may be significant to, of relevance to, or bear upon, the work or operation of the devolved public body, including without prejudice to that generality membership of or office in:

  • Other public bodies: None
  • Clubs, societies, and organisations: None
  • Trade unions: None
  • Voluntary organisations: None

Close family members

A description of the interests of any close family member who has transactions with SEPA or is likely to have transactions or do business with it:

  • None