In this edition of People Moves: Uinta Brewing hires a new CEO; Deschutes names a new director of brewery ops; NAB announces plans to grow its sales team; and A-B expands its North American executive leadership team.
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.
Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse is bidding a sweet farewell to its current head brewer of three years,Trevor Nearburg, and ushering in Stephen Wagner.
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.
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.
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.
Alex Reyes has begun a new position at J. Wakefield Brewing (JWB) as an account representative.
Spring is a time for new beginnings… and a new chapter at Cape May Brewing Company. Starting the first week of March, Jimmy Valm – formerly of Brooklyn Brewery — will take over as CMBC’s Director of Brewing Operations, responsible for overseeing fermentation, maturation and packaging.