Our People

Chris Leggat 

Chris Leggat, CEO

Chris Leggat joined Douglas Laing & Co in 2013, continuing an impressive and varied career in the drinks industry. A young restaurant manager at Glasgow institution “The Rogano”, Chris went on to become Brand Ambassador at Tennents, followed by Sales Manager at Cellar Trends. His passion for whisky then took him to Morrison Bowmore Distillers where he looked after the European market as Regional Sales Manager, before he joined Douglas Laing as Head of Sales and Commerce. In 2014, Chris was appointed Commercial Director of Douglas Laing & Co, and has since been promoted to CEO in 2018.

Inducted into the Keepers of the Quaich in 2013, Chris is recognised for over a decade’s experience in the spirits industry and an extraordinary commitment to promoting the values and image of Scotch Whisky globally. He and Cara are the first British husband and wife duo to wear the accolade and two of the youngest Keepers.

Follow Chris on Instagram @douglaslaingchris

Follow Chris on Twitter @3whisky