The Heineken Foundation funds infant mortality intervention in Nigeria

NIGERIA – The Heineken Foundation, through Nigerian Breweries Plc has signed a memorandum of understanding with University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) committing US$116,000 to tackle infant mortality. While making the commitment, Managing Director/Chief Executive […]

Heineken appoints new regional Presidents for Europe and Asia Pacific

NETHERLANDS – Dutch multinational brewer, Heineken has appointed Soren Hagh as President of the Europe region and Jacco van der Linden as President of the Asia Pacific region. Soren Hagh will succeed Stefan Orlowski, who […]

Heineken names first Chief Digital and Technology Officer in management changes

NETHERLANDS – Dutch multinational brewer, Heineken has announced the appointment of a new Chief Supply Chain Officer and the company’s first Chief Digital and Technology Officer.  The company has named Magne Setnes, currently General Manager […]

Heineken signs deal to operate Spain breweries using 100% renewable electricity

SPAIN – Heineken Spain has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy supplier, Iberdrola, to supply all its four Spain breweries and offices with 100% renewable electricity. The agreement by the two companies […]

Dolf van den Brink to take over as Heineken’s new Chairman and CEO

NETHERLANDS – Heineken has announced that Jean-François van Boxmeer will step down as the company’s Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO after 15 years of leadership of the Dutch brewer. Following his departure, the […]

Heineken reports 5.6% growth in net revenue boosted by increased volumes

NETHERLANDS – Heineken reported a 5.6% organic growth in net revenue to €23.894bn (US$26.09bn) during the 2019 financial year supported by a 3.3% increase in net revenue per hectolitre and a 2.2% increase in total […]

Heineken opens US$440m production facility in Mexico

MEXICO – World’s second largest brewer, Heineken has opened its largest production facility in Meoqui, Nothern Mexico as the Dutch brewer seeks to further increase its footprint in the dynamic and promising market. The US$440 […]

Heineken to invest US$244 million in Brazil to double production capacity

BRAZIL – Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewer, will invest 985 million reais (US$244 million) in Brazil to double its production capacity, reports Reuters. The investment, which started in January and is expected to be concluded […]

Heineken South Africa boosts Namibia Breweries profits

NAMIBIA – Namibia Breweries Limited have closed their 2019 financial year with 17 export destinations, 18 brands, and a profit of N$931 million (US$62.88m), reports the Namibian. This is according to recently released financial statements […]

Nigerian Breweries unveils new sleek and stylish Heineken beer cans

NIGERIA – Heineken, through its Nigerian bottler Nigerian Breweries, has launched two new sleek and stylish 33cl cans for the packaging of its premium beer brand in Nigeria. This is part of the Dutch brewing […]