Anheuser Busch InBev : Appoints Brendan Whitworth Zone President North America and CEO of Anheuser Busch

Anheuser-Busch InBev Appoints Brendan Whitworth Zone President North America and CEO of Anheuser-Busch

As U.S. Chief Sales Officer, Whitworth helped shape and implement the company’s 10-year commercial strategy, sparking a new era of consumer-centric innovation and growth

Brussels – 28 June 2021 –Anheuser-Busch InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH) (“AB InBev”) announced today that Brendan Whitworth will be appointed Zone President North America and Chief Executive Officer of Anheuser-Busch, effective July 1, 2021. Whitworth presently serves as the company’s U.S. Chief Sales Officer and has held various commercial leadership positions in the U.S. for the last 8 years. He succeeds Michel Doukeris, who is transitioning to the role of global CEO of AB InBev, also effective July 1, 2021.

“Over the last four years, Brendan has helped to shape and drive our 10-year commercial strategy. His market insights, consumer-first mindset, and strong leadership have been invaluable assets on our journey to lead industry growth,” said Michel Doukeris, incoming CEO of AB InBev. “With his deep roots in the U.S., his experience partnering with our wholesaler and retail customers, and his ability to inspire the North America team, I am confident Brendan is the right leader to accelerate our momentum in the U.S. and Canada.”

Added outgoing AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito, “I extend my congratulations to Brendan. He is an exceptional leader with a proven track record of success and deep relationships in the U.S. His appointment will build on our strong momentum in North America.”

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