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Boston Beer Names New CMO

Boston Beer Names New CMO

After an eight-month search, the Boston Beer Company has identified its next chief marketing officer. The country’s second-largest craft brewery today named Lesya Lysyj, who is currently the U.S. president of Welch’s Foods Inc., as its new CMO.

Uinta Brewing Promotes CMO Jeremy Ragonese to Brewery President

Uinta Brewing Promotes CMO Jeremy Ragonese to Brewery President

Uinta Brewing Company announced Monday its third notable leadership change in the last four years, promoting chief marketing officer Jeremy Ragonese to president. Ragonese assumes the role from long-time beer industry executive John Lennon, who took over as CEO in early 2018 following the departure of Steve Mills, who left the Utah-based craft brewery to become CEO of Maine Beer Company.

31-Year-Old Santa Fe Brewing Grows 30-Plus Percent in 2018

31-Year-Old Santa Fe Brewing Grows 30-Plus Percent in 2018

Santa Fe Brewing Company’s focus on its home state of New Mexico and a smaller distribution footprint paid off in 2018. The 31-year-old craft brewery’s sales grew 47 percent in its home state last year — and 37 percent across its eight-state territory — according to vice president of sales and marketing Jarrett Babincsak.

Sierra Nevada Appoints New CEO, Eyes 5 Percent Growth in 2019

Sierra Nevada Appoints New CEO, Eyes 5 Percent Growth in 2019

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company has a new CEO. Brewery founder Ken Grossman named former chief operating officer Jeff White to the position last October, the California-headquartered brewery confirmed to Brewbound.

Hangar 24 Cuts Brewing Staff, Installs New Leadership Team

Hangar 24 Cuts Brewing Staff, Installs New Leadership Team

In the face of declining on- and off-premise retail sales, California’s Hangar 24 Brewing terminated about half of its production staff last Friday, brewery founder Ben Cook confirmed to Brewbound.

Deschutes Cuts 7 Percent of Workforce

Deschutes Cuts 7 Percent of Workforce

Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery laid off dozens of employees last week, citing missed growth projections. Speaking to Brewbound, Deschutes Brewery president and CEO Michael LaLonde said the company cut about seven percent of its workforce on Thursday. Affected positions came from sales, marketing and operations.