Articles Tagged with 'People Moves'

Reorganization Efforts Continue at Anheuser-Busch

Reorganization Efforts Continue at Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch announced several personnel moves on Tuesday, including changes to its U.S. marketing and North American sales teams. In separate notes to the company’s wholesalers, chief marketing officer Marcel Marcondes and chief sales officer Brendan Whitworth discussed the changes, which are part of North American CEO Michel Doukeris’ commercial reorganization plan.

Ninkasi CFO Departs; Company Eliminates 3 Marketing Positions

Ninkasi CFO Departs; Company Eliminates 3 Marketing Positions

Another longtime Ninkasi Brewing executive has left the building. In an email to Brewbound, Ninkasi co-founder and CEO Nikos Ridge confirmed that CFO Nigel Francisco left the Eugene, Oregon-based craft brewery in June, after about a decade, in order to pursue a similar role with King Estate Winery, which is also located in Eugene. In an unrelated move, the craft brewery also laid off three employees in the marketing and communications departments, Ridge confirmed.

Avery Restructures; 4 Percent of Workforce Impacted, Company Says

Avery Restructures; 4 Percent of Workforce Impacted, Company Says

As Colorado-headquartered Avery Brewing prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary next month, internally the company has restructured its sales team and added several new departments. Speaking to Brewbound, Avery national sales and marketing director Brian “BK” Krueger said “less than 10 percent” of the company’s sales and marketing workforce was impacted, and that net job loss totaled two field sales positions.

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.