Matt Stanton has joined Constellation Brands as senior VP-public affairs, based in the Washington office of the $8.2B wine/spirits/beer giant.
He joins from Under Armour, where he was VP-global public policy.
Prior to UA, he VP-PA/CSR for Beam Suntory and VP-PA at Fortune Brands. He also held jobs at Allied Domecq, Distilled Spirits Council and The Century Council, an industry-sponsored group that promotes responsible drinking.
At Constellation, Stanton will oversee government relations and relations with policy influencers involved with alcohol laws/regulations, trade policy and cannabis.
He also will spearhead community affairs, charitable giving and corporate social responsibility.
Stanton will report to Jim Bourdeau, executive VP and general counsel.
Based in Victor (NY), Constellation Brands line-up includes wines (Robert Mondavi, Kim Crawford, Franciscan Estate), spirits (SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, Noble Tequila) and beer (Corona Light, Modelo, and Pacifico).