Stressed CEOs Drink Three Bottles Of Wine A Week

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Chief executives of big companies and public sector organisations are coping with their stressful positions by drinking the equivalent of almost three bottles of wine a week, new research shows.

Men holding the highest positions drink an average of almost 23 units a week - more than 11 medium (175ml) glasses of wine.

Their consumption exceeds the total recommended weekly limit for alcohol of 21 units and suggests many businessmen and managers may suffer ill health as a result.

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