Articles Tagged with 'People Moves'

Craft Brew Alliance CFO Steps Down as A-B Exec is Appointed to Board

Craft Brew Alliance CFO Steps Down as A-B Exec is Appointed to Board

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) this week announced a pair of key leadership changes, including the departure of chief financial officer Joseph Vanderstelt and the appointment of João Paulo Falcão Vieira, vice president of Anheuser-Busch’s (A-B) North American Zone, to its board of directors.

Newly Appointed Heineken USA Chief Becomes First Woman to Lead Major US Brewery

Newly Appointed Heineken USA Chief Becomes First Woman to Lead Major US Brewery

Heineken USA today announced that Maggie Timoney, who currently serves as the CEO and managing director of Heineken Ireland, will take over as CEO of the international beer maker’s U.S. division starting September 1. With the appointment, Timoney, a U.S. citizen who got her start in the beer business in 1993 as a sales supervisor for New York’s Sound Distributing Corporation, will become the first female CEO at a major U.S. beer company.

Green Flash Brewing Hires Top Anheuser-Busch Executive as New CEO

Green Flash Brewing Hires Top Anheuser-Busch Executive as New CEO

Following months of turmoil, Green Flash Brewing Company has identified its next chief executive. The San Diego-based craft brewery, which was sold to a new investor group last month, today named former Anheuser-Busch executive Michael Taylor as its new CEO.

People Moves: Avery Brewing COO Departs; Wormtown Names General Sales Manager

People Moves: Avery Brewing COO Departs; Wormtown Names General Sales Manager

In this edition of People Moves: Avery Brewing’s COO resigns, and the Boulder, Colorado-based craft brewery lays off six workers; Wormtown Brewery names a new general sales manager; Heineken USA forms an new sales operations team; and more industry personnel moves.

Canarchy CEO Exits After 6 Months; Current COO Promoted to President

Canarchy CEO Exits After 6 Months; Current COO Promoted to President

After about six months as CEO, David Pillsbury is leaving Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective — Oskar Blues’ and Fireman Capital Partners’ consortium of beer companies formed following investments in Cigar City Brewing, Perrin Brewing and Utah Brewers Cooperative — according to a press release.

New Belgium Names Veteran Brewer New Production Brewmaster

New Belgium Names Veteran Brewer New Production Brewmaster

Nearly a year after long-time brewmaster Peter Bouckaert announced he would depart New Belgium, the Fort Collins-headquartered craft brewery today named Christian Holbrook as is its new production brewmaster.

Boston Beer Taps Former Seattle Cider President as New Angry Orchard Brand Strategist

Boston Beer Taps Former Seattle Cider President as New Angry Orchard Brand Strategist

Boston Beer Company has named Caitlin Braam, who departed Seattle Cider Company and Two Beers Brewing as president last August, as a “brand strategist” for its Angry Orchard Hard Cider line. “Cider is my passion and this is an incredible opportunity for me to help grow awareness of the cider industry overall, as well as have a bigger impact within the cider community,” Braam told Brewbound.

North Carolina Guild Taps New Belgium Government Affairs Director as Exec Director

North Carolina Guild Taps New Belgium Government Affairs Director as Exec Director

The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild has hired Andrew Lemley as the organization’s new executive director. Lemley comes to the Guild from New Belgium Brewing Company, where he most recently served for the last four years as the Fort Collins-headquartered brewery’s government affairs representative.

Citing Personal Health, Christine Perich Steps Down as CEO of World Waters

Citing Personal Health, Christine Perich Steps Down as CEO of World Waters

Former New Belgium Brewing CEO Christine Perich, who had been leading World Waters, maker of the high pressure processed juice brand WTRMLN WTR, has stepped down from her role as CEO of the non-alcoholic beverage company due to personal health reasons. News of her departure was first reported on Wednesday by Brewbound’s sister publication BevNET.

Diageo Names Peter Wiens Brewmaster of Guinness U.S. Brewery

Marking a major milestone in the establishment of the Guinness brewery in Relay, Maryland, the Diageo Beer Company USA, is proud to announce the appointment of Peter Wiens as inaugural brewmaster.