Based in Purchase, N.Y., Pernod Ricard USA, based in White Plains, N.Y., is a leading producer, importer and marketer of spirits and wine brands in the United States. The company is a subsidiary of one of the world s leading spirits and wine companies, Paris-based Pernod Ricard, S.A. The Pernod Ricard portfolio is comprised of nearly 15 key brands, encompassing Ricard, Ballantine s, Chivas Regal and Kahl a. Other brands include Malibu, Beefeater, Havana Club, Stolichnaya, Jameson, Martell, The Glenlivet, Jacob s Creek, Mumm and Perrier-Jou t. Pernod Ricard was founded in 1975 by the merger of two French companies. Pernod Ricard USA maintains a location in West Harrison, N.Y.