CUB chief executive to step down

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1. Carlton & United Breweries CEO

Asahi Beverages is announcing that Peter Filipovic will be retiring as CEO of Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), our Australian alcohol business division.

Mr Filipovic will shortly achieve 25 years of service with the business, and following the successful integration of CUB in June 2020, Asahi Beverages and Mr Filipovic decided that now was the right time for the announcement of his intention to retire from the business.

Mr Robert Iervasi, Group CEO of Asahi Beverages, commented: “Peter has played an important role in the smooth integration of CUB and the continued growth of our business. He has given great service to CUB and Asahi Beverages.

“Asahi Beverages plans to announce the new CEO of the CUB business division in Q3 2021.

That person will also join our Asahi Beverages Executive Leadership Team. They will play an important role in helping deliver on our multi-beverage strategy and leading our very
experienced CUB Leadership Team.”

Mr Filipovic, CEO of CUB, commented: “It’s been a privilege to have served as CEO of CUB and a member of the Asahi Beverages Executive Leadership Team. It’s a phenomenal business, with exceptional people and an unrivalled portfolio. I’m leaving the business knowing that it’s in great hands and well set-up for long-term success.”

Peter will step down as CUB CEO once a new CEO for the business has been appointed.

2. New Non-Executive Director for Asahi Beverages

Mr Roland van Bommel, Chairman of Asahi Holdings Australia, is also pleased to announce that Natalie Toohey has been appointed to join the Board of Asahi Holdings Australia.

Natalie is a seasoned corporate affairs specialist with senior leadership and advisory experience across a range of sectors including FMCG, particularly alcohol and beverages.

She will advise on supporting the implementation of business strategy through communication, reputation management, sustainability and government & industry strategy.

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