Articles Tagged with 'People Moves'

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.

Stone Brewing VP of Sales Exits, Ex-Monster Energy Exec Enters

Stone Brewing VP of Sales Exits, Ex-Monster Energy Exec Enters

Stone Brewing vice president Todd Karnig has departed the San Diego-based craft brewery, Brewbound has learned. Karnig is the second key executive to leave Stone Brewing in the last year, and the third since former POM Wonderful president Dominic Engels was hired as the company’s new CEO. Karnig’s exit also comes about a month after Stone hired former Monster Energy executive Dan Lamb as its chief commercial officer.

Owl’s Brew Rebrands, Hires Ex-New Belgium CEO

Owl’s Brew Rebrands, Hires Ex-New Belgium CEO

The founders of Owl’s Brew are gearing up for 2019 as they plan to relaunch the brand with a new identity, and raise as much as $10 million as part of a Series B round of funding. The company also recently hired former New Belgium CEO Christine Perich.

Constellation Brands CEO to Step Down Next Year

Constellation Brands CEO to Step Down Next Year

Rob Sands will step down as CEO of Constellation Brands on March 1, 2019, the New York-based alcohol beverage company announced today. Assuming the role from Sands will be Bill Newlands, who joined Constellation as chief growth officer in 2015 and took over as president from Sands in February.