August 1, 2006
Miller Brewing Co. Chief Executive Officer Norman Adami will take over a new post as head of SABMiller Americas. Miller Chief Marketing Officer Tom Long will succeed him in Milwaukee. Nick Fell has been named group marketing director. In addition, the company appointed Mark Green as its new head of diversity… Alain Barbet has been named president and chief executive officer at Pernod Ricard USA, White Plains, N.Y. He previously held the position of president and chief operating officer... Kraft Foods Inc. has named Irene Rosenfeld chief executive officer, succeeding Roger Deromedi, who has left the company. Rosenfeld previously served as head of PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay business… Information Resources Inc., Chicago, has named Andrew A. Salzman executive vice president and global chief marketing officer. Prior to joining IRI, Salzman led corporate marketing at Siebel Systems... Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Deerfield, Ill., has selected John Muller, senior vice president of strategy and corporate development to the position of interim global chief marketing officer while the company conducts a search for a successor to Beth Bronner, who left the company last month... Glazer’s, Dallas, has promoted Phil Meacham to the position of senior vice president, operations and finance for the state of Texas; Dennis Nauslar has become vice president, malt beverages for Texas; Ken Bardsley has been promoted to the newly created position of senior account manager, package stores; Mike Howard has joined the company as general manager, cactus spirits; Vana Lamont has become on-premise state manager, cactus spirits; and Mary Terry Hecker has been named on-premise state manager, Mustang spirits.