Monthly Archives: May 2021

Diageo ‘working hard’ to ensure Irish pubs have plenty of Guinness for reopening

Following the recent announcement of the updated plans for reopening Ireland, the majority of restaurants and bars are already planning for June 7. With outdoor services set to resume for groups limited to six people, the return of the hospitality sector is a massive boost for staff, patrons, and the public alike. Last month, traditional pubs in Dublin marked 400

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How AB InBev’s CEO Transition Highlights The Need For Different Types Of CEOs In Different Situations

Carlos Brito built AB InBev into the world’s biggest brewer over the past 15 years. Now, at age 61, he’s handing the reigns over to Michel Doukeris. In the words of InBev chair, Martin Barrington, “Doukeris’ expertise in brands, consumers and innovation meant the 48-year-old was ideally suited for the company’s next phase.” Different phases, different situations, different types of leaders.

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Government given ultimatum on further alcohol bans for South Africa

South African Breweries (SAB) says it will consider its decision to cancel investments in the country if the government provides commitments around its future lockdown regulations and alcohol sales. Speaking to the Sunday Times Richard Rivett-Carnac, AB InBev’s VP of finance, legal and corporate affairs for the rest of Africa, said that this includes a ‘firm and binding commitment’ from the government

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