Carlos Brito (businessman)

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Carlos Brito in 2011. CEO of AB InBev.

Carlos Alves de Brito (born 1960 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Carlos Alves Brito, a Brazilian citizen, holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. [2][3] Brito worked for Shell Oil and Daimler Benz before joining, in 1989, Brazilian beer and soft drinks company Brahma,[4] which, in 1999, merged with Companhia Antarctica Paulista to form AmBev.[5] Jorge Paulo Lemann is described as his mentor.[6][7]

Brito joined AmBev in 1989. He held various positions in finance, operations and sales, before being appointed CEO in January 2004. After InBev was formed in August 2004, Brito was appointed Zone President North America in January 2005 and he moved into the CEO position at InBev in December 2005, where he implemented a strategy based on cost-cutting.[8]

In 2008, after successful takeover of Anheuser-Busch, Brito took the CEO position of the enlarged group.[9] In October 2016, after the company acquired SABMiller, Brito remained CEO of what had become the world's largest brewer.[10][11]

Personal[edit]

Brito claims to have no hobbies, except a daily 30-minute treadmill workout.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces Completion of Combination with SABMiller". AB-InBev. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV. October 11, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2017. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (“AB InBev”, formerly Newbelco SA/NV (“Newbelco”)) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the business combination with SABMiller plc (“SABMiller”) (the “Combination”) 
  2. ^ BBC NEWS | Business | The Brazilian recipe for brewing success
  3. ^ "Our Team". ABInBev. ABInBev. October 11, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  4. ^ A Budweiser é nossa, planetasustentavel.abril.com.br, retrieved 17 September 2015 (Portuguese)
  5. ^ InBev - Who's Who Archived July 2, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ The Plot to Destroy America's Beer, businessweek.com, retrieved 17 September 2015
  7. ^ "Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD) Summary". Reuters. Thomson Reuters. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD) Summary". Reuters. Thomson Reuters. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  9. ^ Who's Who at AB InBev, am-inbev.com, retrieved 17 September 2015
  10. ^ "Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces Completion of Combination with SABMiller". AB-InBev. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV. October 11, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2017. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (“AB InBev”, formerly Newbelco SA/NV (“Newbelco”)) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the business combination with SABMiller plc (“SABMiller”) (the “Combination”) 
  11. ^ "Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD) Summary". Reuters. Thomson Reuters. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  12. ^ AB InBev’s hard-nosed kings of beer, ft.com, retrieved 17 September 2015

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