Our leadership team set the course for our company and inspire our employees across the country to take on new challenges and lead the future growth of our industry every day.
As CEO, Brendan leads Anheuser-Busch’s growth and long-term commercial strategy. Drawing on his deep experience in the CPG industry and years in the Marine Corps and Central Intelligence Agency, Brendan has a unique perspective on our business and consumers. In his previous role as US Chief Sales Officer, his strategic leadership, strong customer relationships, and expert use of innovative sales technologies and consumer insights resulted in improved financial results and strong commercial momentum for the company. Since joining A-B in 2013, Brendan has held key positions across our sales organization including leading trade marketing, category and sales technology efforts in the US.
U.S. Chief Marketing Officer
Benoit is dedicated to inspiring and enabling uncommon growth - in people, organizations, and communities - through higher purpose and deep human insights. Passionate about consumers and future-forward, Benoit brings together conceptual thinking and analytical discipline to strategy to unlock consumer-centric growth. He has worked as a strategic advisor to AB InBev over the past decade. Benoit comes with deep understanding of the super-premium consumer market, and the wine and spirits category, having worked at Moet Hennessy (LVMH) and Diageo, in the USA.
Vice President and General Counsel
Seth is a St. Louis native and Vice President and General Counsel for North America. He is passionate about driving results through thoughtful legal counsel and creative problem solving and protecting our reputation as the leader of the beer industry. Seth joined the company in 2012, and most recently led the Litigation and Liability section, overseeing litigation, intellectual property, environmental, and workers’ compensation matters. He has overseen several high-profile matters with an eye to protecting and upholding Anheuser-Busch's reputation. Seth holds degrees from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and St. Louis University School of Law.
U.S. Chief People Officer
Lindsay has had a multitude of roles with AB InBev since beginning her career with Labatt in 2007, including leading People teams in Canada, Australia, Southeast Asia and India. While working in APAC South, she managed the complex people integration for the merger with SAB Miller. In her most recent position, Lindsay was at the forefront of the company’s Inclusion and Diversity agenda, introducing coaching initiatives such as Better Up and our Women’s Leadership Program.
Business Unit President, Labatt
Marcelo, known to most as Mika, is the president of Labatt in Canada. Prior to leading our Canadian business, Mika held a series of commercial leadership roles including VP of Revenue Management & Sales Intelligence, Regional VP of the West Region, and most recently overseeing all aspects of our diverse and high performing craft business in the U.S. Under Mika’s leadership, A-B’s Brewers Collective delivered consistent volume, market share and engagement growth, and successfully integrated Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) into our portfolio.
U.S. Chief Commercial Officer
Kyle oversees Sales and Marketing in the U.S., continuously delivering successful results, innovative strategies and disruptive ideas. During his time as President of Labatt in Canada, Kyle developed and implemented the Canada 10YP, resulting in the gain of a full share point in 2020. He also step-changed the Beyond Beer portfolio and performance through innovation, organic growth, and strategic acquisitions like Nutrl Vodka Soda. Prior to leading Labatt, Kyle oversaw Global Brands at AB InBev, including Budweiser, Stella Artois, and Corona.
U.S. Chief Sustainability & Procurement Officer
Passionate about creating a better world and enabling growth in our people and our business, John is responsible for leading great teams to deliver a more sustainable future and a resilient, dynamic and efficient supply chain. Joining AB InBev in 2012, he has held various positions in Global and in Africa across agricultural development, procurement, technology and business operations. John led the design and launch of our SmartBarley program and most recently was responsible for leading the business operations and digital transformation agenda in Africa.
U.S. Chief Logistics Officer
Over the past 20 years, Elito has delivered consistent results and developed great teams for our operations around the globe. He joined the North American team in 2018, bringing valuable experience to drive success and innovation in our supply chain. Previously Global Vice President Operations and Logistics, he has supported our Global Brands expansion and achieved major improvements in service level, safety, quality and sustainability KPIs.
VP, Business and Wholesaler Development
As a 40-year veteran of Anheuser-Busch, Bob has incredible insight into the US market, and there is not a more dedicated or respected “Bud Man” than him. Starting as a delivery route driver early in his career, Bob has climbed through the ranks and is now responsible for managing our relationships with our independent wholesalers nationwide. He has been integral in developing our Win Together platform with our wholesalers, and he will continue to focus on strengthening our partnership with our wholesaler network.
U.S. Chief Supply Officer
Mauricio’s passion is making great beer and building great teams. Mauricio has been a part of AB InBev for 25 years, most recently as Vice President of Supply in South America. Prior to stepping into his role as U.S. Chief Supply Officer, he led a team of more than 17,000 employees across 65 manufacturing facilities, enabling innovation, growth and increasing net revenue.
President, The High End
Andy, a veteran of the U.S. beer industry, joined Anheuser-Busch in 2020 following the expanded partnership with Craft Brew Alliance (CBA), where he served as CEO and oversaw breakout growth of key craft brands including Kona Brewing Co. and Omission Balanced Brewing. Before CBA, Andy spent 12 years at Heineken, working with brewers and beers in more than 55 countries. Having 20+ years of success at breweries large and small, Andy continues to innovate and fuel the growth of the craft beer segment, working alongside our craft partners.
U.S. Chief External Affairs Officer
César joined Anheuser-Busch in 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the company’s external affairs agenda, including all legal, communications, government affairs, and ESG/CSR activities. César draws on a global perspective gained over 25 years of managing public affairs initiatives across the U.S. and in more than 100 other markets worldwide. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications.
U.S. Chief Sales Officer
Simon has been a part of AB InBev for the past 15 years, most recently as President of AB ONE. A builder of teams, Simon puts the consumer and the shopper first in all that we do and delivers by building strong partnerships with wholesalers and retailers. During his time in our European zone, he held leadership roles in sales and general management, ultimately leading the growth transformation of our Italian business. In the last 5 years, Simon joined our US business focusing on sales that helped him gain an acute understanding of the market and build great relationships with our partners, while delivering strong results.
Business Unit President, Beyond Beer
Fabricio has been at the forefront of global business and planning strategy for over 17 years with AB InBev. He has served in positions across the globe bringing the concepts of unstoppable trends and long-term thinking projects to the strategic agenda and leading growth in Latin America, Asia, and North America.