The Russian government has approved a 2010 budget, which includes a plan to triple the excise duty on beer from the current 3 rubles (1 cent) last week. The changes are estimated to bring an extra 65.1 billion rubles ($2.2 billion) of revenues into government cash-flow budget in 2010. [...more]
The role of the Account Development Manager is to support increasing the distribution of our brands a regional level. This is achieved by developing key relationships within wholesalers, leased/tenanted and regional brewer customers middle managers / outlet and 3rd party sales forces. Account Development Managers are expected to train and develop 3rd party sales teams in the knowledge and understanding of our brands in line with our outlet classification system (known internally as (CLOC). [...more]
It's our engineering talent that keeps our breweries operating at a consistently world-class standard. We are interested in qualified engineers who want to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering cutting-edge technologies and processes around our global organisation.
If you're a qualified Engineer interested in being considered for potential opportunities around the world, register your CV here and we will review your experience against our current needs. [...more]
A bid by East African Breweries Limited (EABL) to end its partnership with competitor, South African Breweries Miller (SABMiller), and join another brewer was put on hold by a UK court. In a ruling passed on Tuesday, 18 August 2009, Diageo - majority shareholder in EABL with a 50% stake - and SABMiller were ordered to begin an arbitration process. [...more]
China Resources Snow Breweries, SabMiller's joint venture in China with China Resources Enterprise, has appointed Ari Mervis as chairman. [...more]
Brewing giant SABMiller has announced plans to build a US$125-million (R990-million) brewery and soft drink bottling plant in Luanda, Angola. The new projects will double SABMiller's investment in the Southern African country in the past 18 months. [...more]
Jean Marc Delphon de Vaux joined the firm – the second biggest brewer on the subcontinent – in August 2006 after leaving the top slot at France’s Lever Faberge. It is not known where Delphon de Vaux will go next.
“For personal reasons Jean Marc Delphon de Vaux has tendered his resignation and will be leaving the company on August 7th,” a spokesman confirmed today.
The spokesman said Delphon de Vaux’s departure was a “mutual decision” reached as his three-year tenure was coming to a close. [...more]
SABMiller India MD Jean Marc Delphon de Vaux has decided not to renew his tenure in the country, in a move communicated past week, said an informed source. The decision not to extend his three-year Indian stint was a personal one, the source said. [...more]
A Tour of the Blitz Weinhard Brewery - the former home of Henry Weinhards in Portland Oregon. I (I used to sell this back in the day).
The Brewery is closed now but the brands still have a small home within the SAB Miller portfolio. [...more]
SABMiller plc announced that it has agreed to acquire the outstanding 28.1% minority interest in its Polish subsidiary, Kompania Piwowarska S.A., from Kulczyk Holding S.A. in exchange for 60 million new SABMiller shares. Following completion of the transaction, SABMiller will own 100% of Kompania Piwowarska. [...more]
To support the development, management and execution of a national channel strategy and drive the development and implementation of channel plan [...more]
To conduct modelling of route to market strategy across the supply chain from point of manufacture to consumer for beer and soft drinks through the creation of scenarios and informing strategies. The development of RTM aligned budget processes & targets and development of insights and key recommendations [...more]