Audette will be based at the company’s HQ in Glasgow, and will work across all of Whyte & Mackay’s brands both in the UK and internationally.
These include Whyte & Mackay, Isle of Jura, The Dalmore, Vladivar and Glayva.
Audette previously worked for drinks group Allied Domecq where she worked in brand planning for Allied Domecq Europe and as brands director for Allied Domecq Duty Free.
She said: “This is an exciting time to join Whyte & Mackay and I am delighted to be part of this dynamic team.”
Richard Hayes, marketing director for Whyte & Mackay, added: “Michelle is a significant addition to our marketing team.
“Her wider experience in the field of international brand management is a real asset to Whyte & Mackay,as we look to relaunch our brands locally.”