Articles Tagged with 'Heineken'

Lagunitas CEO Maria Stipp Steps Down; Dennis Peek Named Replacement

Lagunitas CEO Maria Stipp Steps Down; Dennis Peek Named Replacement

After five years at the helm of Heineken N.V.-owned, Petaluma, California-based Lagunitas Brewing Company, CEO Maria Stipp is exiting the company, according to a press release. Effective February 21, Dennis Peek, who most recently served as managing director of Heineken Canada, will take over the CEO role.

Last Call: Financial Analysts Project Additional Hard Seltzer Growth; FIFCO USA Pulls Plug on Pura Still

Last Call: Financial Analysts Project Additional Hard Seltzer Growth; FIFCO USA Pulls Plug on Pura Still

The hard seltzer category could reach about 10% of the beer market in the next few years, according to research reports from two leading financial services firms. Meanwhile, FIFCO USA has stopped production of Pura Still, the 95-calorie, 4.5% ABV spiked still water brand after less than two years, according to a memo sent to wholesalers this week. Finally, Iron Heart Canning, the country’s largest mobile canning service provider, announced today an agreement to acquire Michigan Mobile Canning.

Heineken N.V. CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer to Step Down; Dolf van den Brink to Be Nominated as Successor

Heineken N.V. CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer to Step Down; Dolf van den Brink to Be Nominated as Successor

After 15 years of leading global brewer Heineken N.V., CEO and chairman of the executive board Jean-François van Boxmeer will vacate the top role on June 1, the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. announced in a press release today. The board has also zeroed in on van Boxmeer’s successor: Dolf van den Brink, a 22-year veteran of the Dutch beer company who currently serves as president of Heineken’s Asia Pacific region.

Brewers Large and Small Take Aim at Non-Alcoholic Beer Segment

Brewers Large and Small Take Aim at Non-Alcoholic Beer Segment

In an effort to attract a growing number of drinkers who are moderating alcohol consumption, several beer companies are looking toward non-alcoholic brews as a way to boost sales and court the 30 percent of U.S. adults who don’t imbibe. Among major producers, both Heineken and Pabst have recently announced plans to roll out non-alc offerings nationwide in the first quarter of 2019. There’s also an emerging group of startups focused exclusively on crafting alcohol-free libations.

Lagunitas CEO Discusses Mid-Year Growth, International Expansion Plans

Lagunitas CEO Discusses Mid-Year Growth, International Expansion Plans

Midway through 2018, Lagunitas Brewing Company is the only top five U.S. craft beer brand gaining dollar share, according to CEO Maria Stipp. Speaking to Brewbound, Stipp shared the company’s results through the first half of 2018, noting that Lagunitas ranks fourth in dollar share (up 4 percent) and sixth in volume (up 5 percent) through July 14, according to data from market research firm Nielsen.