Massachusetts Beverage Business


Anheuser-Busch InBev

August Busch IV is stepping down as a director at Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, ending the Busch family’s formal involvement in the brewing company that bears its name.  He was the chief executive of Anheuser-Busch Cos. when the Budweiser maker was acquired by InBev in 2OO8.  Busch, who had sought to avoid a takeover of St. Louis-based Anheuser, was named a director of the newly formed company, which is [...] Read More »

Pernod Ricard USA

The drinks company has appointed Steve Chasen as Director/On-Premise Trade Marketing and BJ Vorderer as Director/Off-Premise Trade Marketing.  Chasen joins the company from Southern Wines & Spirits, New York, where he helped lead the PRUSA-dedicated team within SWS Metro NY.  Prior to that, he served as Director/Sales & Marketing for the Rheingold Brewing Company.  In his new role, Chasen will work [...] Read More »


George Garvin Brown IV is being promoted to Executive Vice President of the Louisville-based spirits company.  Brown’s new role is to lead planning on strategic and operational matters related to the board and the Brown family, which controls a majority of the company’s voting shares.  In addition to his new responsibilities, Brown will continue to be presiding board Chairman and Co-chairman of the Brown-Forman/Brown Family Shareholders Committee.  Brown is in the fifth generation of the [...] Read More »

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