Carlos Brito leads our passionate team of around 200,000 brewers and brand builders in nearly 50 countries and across hundreds of brands. Seven of these are ranked as the most valuable beer brands in the world by BrandZ — Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Skol, Corona, Brahma and Modelo. Brito fosters a culture where our Dream is to bring people together for a Better World, and our success depends on our team of talented and highly motivated people. Brito is a member of the Stanford GSB Advisory Council, the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management Advisory Board, the Ambev Board of Directors, and the Grupo Modelo Advisory Board.
As Chief People Officer, David Almeida works with teams across the company to build AB InBev’s future. He finds bold, ambitious and passionate creators who are ready to dream big and take results personally. For over 20 years, David has helped lead our company. As Chief Integration Officer, he ensured a seamless combination with SAB. Before that, he was Chief Financial Officer of Anheuser-Busch (North America Zone). But no matter what his position, his passion remains the same: people (and beer, of course).
As Chief Financial & Technology Officer, Felipe Dutra helps us grow by reducing costs and freeing up resources that will support sustainable and profitable top-line growth as we build our company for the next 100 years. He is also a member of the Ambev Board of Directors and the Grupo Modelo Advisory Board.
In February of 2015, Pedro Earp became our first Chief Disruptive Growth Officer. He leads ZX Ventures, the innovation organization backed by AB InBev. With his team, he experiments with new products and business methods to expand existing brands and shift the global culture.
As Chief Strategy & External Affairs Officer, David Kamenetzky is responsible for strategy, corporate affairs and legal. Before AB InBev, he held leadership positions at places like Mars and Goldman Sachs & Co. Now, he serves on the Supervisory Board for DKSH (DiethelmKellerSiberHegner).
As a fifth-generation brewmaster, Pete Kraemer has spent the last 28+ years turning his passion for beer and quality ingredients into a career. He leads brewery operations, quality assurance testing, raw material procurement, and product innovation for over 150 breweries and facilities around the world.
At AB InBev, sustainability isn’t just part of our business, it is our business. As Chief Sustainability & Procurement Officer, Tony Milikin is committed to improving lives in the communities where we operate. Recently (March 2017), he announced a commitment to secure 100% of the purchased electricity used in our brewing and vertical operations from renewable sources by 2025.
As Chief Marketing Officer, Miguel Patricio inspires our global marketing strategic vision with creativity. By thinking big, he's grown many of our beloved, purpose-driven brands. In 2016 and 2017, his innovation earned him a spot in Business Insider’s “50 Most Innovative CMOs in the World.” Currently, Miguel leads a group of 1,000 marketers and beer lovers across the globe.
As our General Counsel & Company Secretary, John Blood is responsible for ensuring we’re growing our business the right way and are committed to ethical and transparent operations. John joined us in 2009 as Vice President of Legal, Commercial, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Most recently John was Zone VP of Legal & Corporate Affairs in North America, where he has led the legal and corporate affairs agenda for the United States and Canada.
Jan Craps is our Zone President for Asia Pacific South. Jan is a Belgian citizen and received a Degree in Business Engineering from KU Brussels and a Master’s Degree in Business Engineering from KU Leuven, both in Belgium. He joined InBev in 2002. In 2011, he relocated to Canada to lead the Quebec Sales Region and was then appointed Head of Sales for Canada followed by his appointment as Business Unit President in 2014.
Michel Doukeris is our Zone President for North America. Michel holds a Degree in Chemical Engineering from Federal University of Santa Catarina and a Master’s Degree in Marketing from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, both in Brazil. He joined our company in 1996 and held sales positions of increasing responsibility before becoming Vice President of Soft Drinks for our Latin America North Zone in 2008. Michel was appointed President of AB InBev China in January 2010 and Zone President for Asia Pacific in January 2013.
Jean Jereissati is our Zone President for Asia Pacific North. Jean earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil. He joined Ambev in 1998 in the commercial area. Prior to his current appointment in 2013, Jean served as Business Unit President for Hispanic Latin America, during which time he led the integration of Cervecería Nacional Dominicana. Jean also integrated Corona and Modelo Especial into our portfolio in Guatemala.
Mauricio Leyva is Zone President for the Middle Americas. Mauricio received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia and an International Management Diploma from ICN Postgraduate Business School, University de Nancy in France. He joined SAB Colombia in January 2005 as Commercial Vice President. His background includes senior roles in Sales and Marketing. In 2009, Mauricio was appointed President of SAB Honduras and later moved to Peru as the President and CEO. In 2013 he was named Chairman and Managing Director for South Africa.
Carlos Eduardo Lisboa is our Zone President for Latin America South. Carlos received a Degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Pernambuco and a Marketing specialization from FESP, both in Brazil. He joined Ambev in 1993 and has built his career in Marketing and Sales. Carlos was responsible for building the Skol brand in Brazil in 2001 and after that became Marketing Vice President for our Latin America North Zone. He then led the International Business Unit in our Latin America South Zone for two years prior to becoming Business Unit President for Canada. In 2015, Carlos was appointed Marketing Vice President for our Global Brands.
Stuart MacFarlane is our Zone President for Europe. Stuart received a Degree in Business Studies from Sheffield University in the UK. He is also a qualified Chartered Management Accountant. He joined our company in 1992 and since then has held senior roles in Finance, Marketing and Sales, and was Managing Director for our company’s business in Ireland. Stuart was appointed President of AB InBev UK & Ireland in January 2008, and in January 2012, became our Zone President for Central & Eastern Europe. In January 2014 he was appointed as Zone President for Europe to lead our combined European Zone.
Ricardo Moreira is our Zone President for Latin America COPEC. Ricardo is a Portuguese citizen and received a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rio de Janeiro Federal University in Brazil and a specialization in Management from the University of Chicago in the U.S. He joined Ambev in 1995 and held various positions in Sales and Finance prior to becoming Regional Sales Director in 2001. He subsequently held positions as Vice President of Logistics & Procurement for Latin America North, Business Unit President for Hispanic Latin America (HILA) and Vice President of Soft Drinks for Latin America North. In 2013, Ricardo moved to Mexico to head up Sales, Marketing and Distribution, and to lead the commercial integration of Grupo Modelo.
Bernardo Pinto Paiva is our Zone President for Latin America North and Ambev’s Chief Executive Officer. Bernardo is a Brazilian citizen and holds a Degree in Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and an Executive MBA from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. He joined Ambev in 1991 as a Management Trainee and during his career at our company has held leadership positions in Sales, Supply, Distribution and Finance. He was appointed Zone President for North America in January 2008 and Zone President for Latin America South in January 2009 before becoming Chief Sales Officer in January 2012. He was appointed Zone President for Latin America North in 2015.
Ricardo Tadeu is our Zone President for Africa. Ricardo received a Law Degree from the Universidade Candido Mendes in Brazil and a Master of Law from Harvard Law School. He is also Six Sigma Black Belt certified. Ricardo joined Ambev in 1995 and has held various roles across the commercial area. He was appointed Business Unit President for our operations in Hispanic Latin America in 2005, and from 2008 to 2012 served as Business Unit President of Brazil. He was appointed Zone President of Mexico in 2013.