Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Sioux Brew: Pabst names former A-B exec as company president

Los Angeles, CA, (February 17, 2012) - Pabst Brewing Company announced today that John Coleman, former Vice President of Sales for the West at Anheuser-Busch, has been hired as President.

Coleman brings 23 years of experience to Pabst as well as tremendous knowledge of the industry, its customers and distributor relations. Coleman, a long-time veteran at Anheuser-Busch, began in a role in the sales department and was responsible for approximately $1.6 billion in revenue when he left.

“We truly believe that John’s experience, skills, and results-focused approach fit our already existing team, which will continue to drive Pabst to its unique potential,” said Evan and Daren Metropoulos, co-owners of Pabst Brewing Company. “We are carefully building an executive team and company culture that shares our own highly entrepreneurial, results-oriented style and the values of our special consumers.  John combines extensive industry experience with a fire within to join a smaller company and help it realize its huge potential. We are very excited and look forward to working with him to optimize the potential of our brands both within and outside of the United States.”

At this position, Coleman will focus on Pabst’s sales and marketing teams and be responsible for solidifying Pabst’s relationships with its distributors.

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