Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces Leadership Changes
Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced that its chief financial and technology officer, Felipe Dutra, is to step down from his position.
The group has made a number of changes to its leadership team as a result of Dutra's departure, with Fernando Tennenbaum named chief financial officer, David Almeida appointed chief strategy and technology officer, and Nelson Jamel named chief people officer at the business.
The new appointees will report to chief executive Carlos Brito.
These changes will become effective after AB InBev’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, on 29 April 2020.
Brito commented on the changes, “Felipe’s departure is bittersweet. For nearly 30 years, he has been a champion of our company and a fantastic partner to me and the members of our senior leadership team as we grew the company."
Chief Financial Officer
Commenting on Tennenbaum’s appointment as chief financial officer, Dutra said, “I have great respect for and confidence in Fernando, who will build on our company’s legacy of financial discipline and operational excellence.”
Tennenbaum has worked for the company for 15 years, and is currently the vice president of finance for its South America Zone, as well as chief financial and investor relations officer of its Brazilian subsidiary Ambev S.A.
He has held several positions in the company’s finance function, including treasury, M&A and investor relations positions.
Elsewhere, David Almeida, who currently serves as chief people and strategy officer, joined AB InBev 22 years ago and has extensive experience in finance, sales, integration, strategy and people, the company said.
Lastly, Jamel, who joined the company over 22 years ago, is currently the vice president of finance and technology for the North America Zone.
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