Laphroaig has announced the appointment of its new Distillery Manager, Barry MacAffer. He replaces former Distillery Manager John Campbell, who worked at the distillery for over 25 years until late 2021.
MacAffer joined the Laphroaig distillery in 2011 and has spent the last decade of his career honing his skills within the operation and production side of the whisky making process. Initially taking up a role covering the malt floors and the warehousing of the distillery, he became Assistant Manager in 2016 and then Acting Distillery Manager in late 2021 following the departure of John Campbell.
MacAffer will move into his new role immediately.