Articles Tagged with 'People Moves'

Donn Bichsel Jr. Starts 3 Tier Beverages Consulting Firm

Donn Bichsel Jr. Starts 3 Tier Beverages Consulting Firm

Former Revolution Brewing chief commercial officer Donn Bichsel Jr. has launched 3 Tier Beverages, a Chicago-based sales and marketing consulting firm. He describes his new role as a “fractional director of sales and marketing” who can offer nearly two decades of professional experience after working at some of the world’s largest beer makers.

People Moves: Dockside Hires Brewmaster Andy Schwartz; Mispillion River Adds Claus Hagelman

People Moves: Dockside Hires Brewmaster Andy Schwartz; Mispillion River Adds Claus Hagelman

Long-time brewmaster Andy Schwartz has landed the top brewing job at Milford, Connecticut-based Dockside Brewery. Milford, Delaware-based Mispillion River Brewing has hired Claus Hagelman as its new director of sales. Non-alcoholic craft brewery Athletic Brewing has hired Rosalie Kennedy as its first marketing manager.

FIFCO USA CEO to Exit, Replacement to be Named in January

FIFCO USA CEO to Exit, Replacement to be Named in January

FIFCO USA CEO Adrian Lachowski will exit the company on January 15, 2020, Costa Rica-headquartered global beverage company FIFCO (Florida Ice and Farm Co.) announced Wednesday. FIFCO expects to announce Lachowski’s successor in mid-January.

Nancy Palmer Departs Georgia Craft Brewers Guild for State Chamber of Commerce

Nancy Palmer Departs Georgia Craft Brewers Guild for State Chamber of Commerce

Nancy Palmer has left her post as the executive director of the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild to become the director of government affairs at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Palmer, the first woman to receive the Brewers Association’s F.X. Matt Defense of the Industry Award, started at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce in November. She had served as executive director of the guild since being promoted to the post in July 2014.

Constellation Brands CFO Named New CEO of Canopy Growth

Constellation Brands CFO Named New CEO of Canopy Growth

Canadian Cannabis company Canopy Growth Corporation announced today the appointment of David Klein as CEO, effective January 14, 2020. Meanwhile, Constellation Brands has named Garth Hankinson as Klein’s replacement.

Former BrewDog USA CEO to Launch CBD Beverage Line

Former BrewDog USA CEO to Launch CBD Beverage Line

In March, after spending two years as CEO of the U.S. arm of Scottish craft brewery BrewDog, Tanisha Robinson took on a new position within the company as its Chief Disruption Officer, a move that put her in charge of seeking out the next big trends in beer and beverage to help the company stay ahead of the industry. Almost immediately, she took an interest in CBD — something BrewDog wasn’t ready to embrace just yet. Rather than let the opportunity get away, Robinson quit her job in July and founded W*nder (pronounced Wonder), a CBD-infused sparkling water brand set to launch this January.

Great Lakes Brewing Co. Names Mark King as CEO

Great Lakes Brewing Co. Names Mark King as CEO

Cleveland’s Great Lakes Brewing Co. has appointed long-time beer and spirits executive Mark King as its next CEO. King, who most recently served as president of BeatBox Beverages and co-founded Austin Eastciders in 2013, supplants Bill Boor, who unexpectedly exited the 31-year-old, Ohio-headquartered craft brewery after four years in April to become the CEO of Phoenix, Arizona-based Cavco Industries, which makes manufactured housing.