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Guinness' Tennant moves to Christie's.

Sir Anthony Tennant, Guinness PLC's chairman will leave the company at the end of this year to become chairman of Christie's International, the fine arts auction house.

Tony Greener, chief executive officer of Guinness PLC since January, will succeed Tennant. Tennant, meanwhile will replace Lord Carrington at Christie's.

Tennant joined Guinness as group chief executive in 1987, and became chairman in May, 1989. His knowledge of the beverage industry is extensive, according to sources, and he has been involved in brewing since he was marketing director at Trumen, now a part of the Grand Metropolitan group, in 1970.

Tennant will remain on as director of the France-based LVMH Moet-Hennessy beverage concern, sources added.
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Title Annotation:Guinness PLC's Chairman Sir Anthony Tennant; Christie's International PLC
Publication:Modern Brewery Age
Date:Oct 5, 1992
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