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AB InBev, Unions Agree To Freeze Layoffs

AB InBev, Unions Agree To Freeze Layoffs

The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, said Thursday it has agreed to freeze planned job cuts in Belgium to get workers to drop a two-week brewery blockade causing beer shortages at supermarkets and bars. The company and Belgian trade unions said they struck a deal that postpones the brewer's plans to reduce 303 jobs in Belgium _ some 10 percent of its work force there. It says it will also create 40 call center sales positions, bringing net job losses to 263. "We have found agreement," said LBC union spokeswoman Annemie Plessers. She said that would lift the blockade and allow such beers as Stella Artois, Leffe and Jupiler to be distributed again from Friday. [...more]

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Staff Take A-B InBev Managers Hostage In Belgium

Staff Take A-B InBev Managers Hostage In Belgium

Reports from Belgium have suggested that a dozen managers at an Anheuser-Busch InBev brewery in Belgium have been taken hostage after the company announced plans to slash their Belgian workforce by ten per cent. The world's largest brewer announced the staff cuts overnight, Australian time, pointing to lower demand in their home country. The cuts will see around 300 people lose their jobs. The news has not been taken well, with local media reporting that as many as a dozen managers may be being held in an office room next door to the plant. [...more]

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AB-InBev Q3 results better than expected

AB-InBev Q3 results better than expected

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reported better-than-expected profit figures for its third quarter, as cost cuts and price hikes helped offset declining sales of its Budweiser and Bud Light brands. For the quarter, net profit amounted to $1.55bn, beating estimates of $1.39bn. No comparisons were given, as it was still being merged at the same time last year. [...more]

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Belgium: Key Account Manager

Belgium: Key Account Manager

Deliver NSV - volume - cash flow - customer business targets within dedicated accounts (amongst witch One of the top 3) . Manage the relationship with key trade partners, defining commercial agreements, promotional plans and driving the innovation agenda. Distribution levels, visibility and persuasion programs are key levers to grow the business. [...more]

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Belgium: Off Trade Sales Representative

Belgium: Off Trade Sales Representative

Implement promotional plans, volume, distribution, visibility, persuasion, price and promotion targets in the off-trade outlets by managing the relationship with off trade outlets Diageo Belgium & Netherlands HUB consists of 3 countries – Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg – creating relatively high complexity. In BE and NL, we have offices (Brussels / Amsterdam) and IMC teams to deliver our business. We operate as one HUB team over the different markets. [...more]

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Belgium: Corporate Relations Manager

Belgium: Corporate Relations Manager

Lead and manage corporate relations activities in Benelux > Ensure an appropriate and consistent communication of Diageo's positions to stakeholders in the Benelux, alongside the management team > Present a fully 'joined up' approach with our corporate relations strategic objectives in Brussels, especially with the EU Institutions agenda [...more]

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C&C Group on the up again as they acquire AB-InBev Irish assets

C&C Group on the up again as they acquire AB-InBev Irish assets

C&C Group rose the most since June in Dublin trading after agreeing to buy some AB-InBev assets, gaining control of Scotland's leading beer brand, Tennent's, and a wider network to sell Magners cider [...more]

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Heineken H1 profits up by 13% – share price soars to 11 month high

Heineken H1 profits up by 13% – share price soars to 11 month high

BRUSSELS, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Heineken NV , the world's third-largest brewer, reported a better than expected rise in first-half operating profit on Wednesday, driven by price hikes and cost savings despite lower volumes. [...more]

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Belgium: R&D Product Developer

Belgium: R&D Product Developer

To create new product solutions for various product categories in which The Coca-Cola Company operates in the Eurasia & Africa Group. Translate Product Development Requests into new products from ideation until commercialized product, through prototyping. [...more]

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A-B InBev receives just one bid for it’s Central & Eastern European business

A-B InBev receives just one bid for it’s Central & Eastern European business

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, has received only one bid for its central and eastern European operations from CVC Capital Partners, the private equity group, throwing the auction into doubt. [...more]

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AB-InBev to divest from it’s Central European Operations

AB-InBev to divest from it’s Central European Operations

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, is contemplating divesting its Central European operations, including Hungarian brewery Borsodi, Belgian daily Le Soir reported over the weekend. [...more]

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Education: What is and What are Trappist Beers?

Education: What is and What are Trappist Beers?

Trappist beer is beer or ale produced under the supervision of Trappist monks. While only seven breweries are recognized in the 21st century as authentic producers of Trappist beer, the practice of monasteries brewing alcohol is more than 1000 years old. Authentic versions of the beer must conform to several standards set by the International Trappist Association. [...more]

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