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Olly Wehring

Olly WehringBiography

After 11 years of doing he doesn't know what, Olly Wehring's “Eureka!” moment arrived in 2003, when he decided to retrain as a journalist.

Following several freelance stints at such hallowed publications as the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Retail Week and The Daily Mirror, Olly boarded the good ship just-drinks in October 2003 as news editor.

Within only two years, he had moved up to the position of editor – a role he has assumed ever since.

Olly likes working for just-drinks, and likes drinks.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito was in London earlier this month"What people forget is this: The enemy is not here. We're all brewers" - just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part III 19 June 2018

Earlier this month, just-drinks sat down for a rare chat with Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito. In this, the penultimate in our four-part exclusive interview, we look at why volume still has a big part to play in the global beer category, why choice in the beer aisle continues to challenge brewers and where the shampoo industry has lost a customer.


This week's top spirits & wine coverage on just-drinksThis week in spirits & wine, featuring natural wine's Millennial opportunity, gin's Brexit threat and Pernod Ricard shows just-drinks around China 15 June 2018

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global spirits & wine categories. Click the links to view our round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & bottled water.


This week's top soft drinks & bottled water coverage on just-drinksThis week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring Mexican danger for bottlers, Europe's can recycling high and Coca-Cola's World Cup tie-up with 7-Eleven 15 June 2018

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


This week's top beer & cider coverage on just-drinksThis week in beer & cider, featuring just-drinks' exclusive interview with Carlos Brito, a home dispenser for craft and free Budweiser... if England wins the World Cup 15 June 2018

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global beer & cider categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Carlos Brito spoke to just-drinks in London late last week"There are lots of trends out there that people feel beer doesn't belong in" - just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part II 14 June 2018

Late last week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring met with Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO, Carlos Brito, in London. Among the subjects discussed by the pair during their 90 minutes together were the trends that are set to shape the beer category globally, going forward - from premiumisation to the female consumer, from food-pairing to cannabis.


Anheuser-Busch InBev Anheuser-Busch InBev hangs fire on cannabis move - CEO Carlos Brito - just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 14 June 2018

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said the group is happy to watch the development of the cannabis industry from the sidelines for the time being, despite a recent move into the category from one of its North American peers.


Anheuser-Busch InBev began implementing SABMiller's Category Expansion Framework model in 2017"In any integration, we've always talked about three kinds of synergies. With SABMiller, there was a fourth" - just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part I 13 June 2018

Late last week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring met with Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO in London. A notoriously-reluctant interviewee, Carlos Brito talked for over an hour about the brewer's learnings from SABMiller, the trends set to shape the future for the beer category and which bets the group has put down on potential growth opportunities going forward.


Carlos Brito has been CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev - including in its earlier forms - since 2004SABMiller business model gives Anheuser-Busch InBev new "company language" - CEO - just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 13 June 2018

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has credited former rival SABMiller with creating a business model that has now given the enlarged group a common language.


Thomas Moradpour will head up Moet Hennessy's Glenmorangie Co from AugustGlenmorangie Co CEO Marc Hoellinger switches to Champagne at Moet Hennessy 13 June 2018

Moët Hennessy has announced details of a change of CEO at The Glenmorangie Co, with Marc Hoellinger moving within the group.


The new look for Ron Colonial was announced this week"Outdated" Ron Colonial gets new packaging for Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala 12 June 2018

Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala has unveiled updated packaging for its Ron Colonial rum brand.




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