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Last Call: Fire at South Park Brewing; Nine Band Brewing Owner Accused of Homicide, Fraud Scheme

Last Call: Fire at South Park Brewing; Nine Band Brewing Owner Accused of Homicide, Fraud Scheme

An early morning fire Wednesday at San Diego-based South Park Brewing Company and Hamilton’s Tavern caused around $1 million in damage to the businesses; Tulsa-based Osage Casinos is cutting ties with Allen, Texas-based Nine Band Brewing Company after the brewery’s founder was arrested on homicide and federal fraud charges; and more news items.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Appoints Benoit Garbe as Chief Strategy Officer

Anheuser-Busch InBev Appoints Benoit Garbe as Chief Strategy Officer

After a year of sitting vacant, Anheuser-Busch inBev has finally filled its chief strategy officer role. The world’s largest beer manufacturer announced Monday evening the appointment of Benoit Garbe as chief strategy officer, Bob Tallett, A-B’s VP of business and wholesaler development, wrote in a letter to the company’s wholesaler partners.

Last Call: Sam Calagione Joins Boston Beer Board; PV Brewing Closes Kona Hawaii Deal; GoPuff Raises $380M

Last Call: Sam Calagione Joins Boston Beer Board; PV Brewing Closes Kona Hawaii Deal; GoPuff Raises $380M

The Boston Beer Company has added Dogfish Head co-founder Sam Calagione and Snap Inc. (Snapchat) chairman Michael Lynton to the company’s board of directors. Philadelphia-headquartered GoPuff, essentially an on-demand delivery service for products ranging from snacks to alcohol, recently completed a $380 million funding round that takes the company’s valuation to $3.9 billion. And more news bites.

Lagunitas Brewing Names Paige Guzman New CMO

Lagunitas Brewing Names Paige Guzman New CMO

Lagunitas Brewing Company has made a change at CMO. Brewbound has learned that the Heineken-owned, Petaluma, California-headquartered craft brewery has picked Paige Guzman to lead its marketing efforts going forward.

Report: Anheuser-Busch Begins Search to Replace Carlos Brito

Report: Anheuser-Busch Begins Search to Replace Carlos Brito

Anheuser-Busch InBev has begun the search process for replacing long-time CEO Carlos Brito, according to a report Monday in the Financial Times. The Financial Times, citing three sources with knowledge of the search, reported that A-B is “seriously considering” external candidates.

Stone Brewing Hires Maria Stipp as CEO

Stone Brewing Hires Maria Stipp as CEO

Stone Brewing’s 2020 CEO search didn’t take a year to complete. In fact, it took less than a month. The Escondido, California-headquartered craft brewery announced today the hiring of former Lagunitas Brewing CEO Maria Stipp as its next CEO.