Diageo Announces The Appointment Of Wilson Del Socorro As APAC Corporate Relations Director

Diageo announced the appointment of Wilson Del Socorro as Corporate Relations Director for Asia Pacific (APAC).

Diageo Announces The Appointment Of Wilson Del Socorro As APAC Corporate Relations Director

Based in Singapore, Wilson will be working with the regional and market teams to lead Diageo’s corporate relations agenda covering public policy and government affairs, communications, and our responsibility and sustainability efforts.  Wilson will also play a leadership role in driving our Spirit of Progress 2030 ambition in the region, our 10-year action plan to help create a more inclusive and sustainable world. 

“Wilson brings with him extensive public policy experience and industry knowledge as well as a strong track record of leading teams beyond borders,” says Sam Fischer, President, Asia Pacific and Global Travel at Diageo. “I am confident that Wilson will be influential in helping to drive the next chapter of growth for us in the Asia Pacific supporting our markets and partnering with our network of stakeholders as we continue to deliver on performance and create a positive impact in the communities within which we operate.”

Wilson has been with Diageo for almost 10 years covering a range of roles in Asia and the UK.  He was most recently the Global Director of Government Affairs based in London where he led an international team of policy experts and economists to develop and implement the company’s global strategy on public policy, international trade, and regulatory affairs.

Before joining Diageo, Wilson was with KPMG Australia providing public policy and government relations advisory services to multinational clients across a range of industries.  He has degrees in law and economics from the Australian National University and is an alumnus of the University of Oxford’s Reputation Academy program.