Yesterday Miller Brewing announced its second senior executive departure this month. Gary Booher, senior vice president of human resources since 1995 is due to retire this Friday. His leaving ends a 25 plus year stint within Miller's HR department.

In the interim Johann Nel, currently human resources director at SABMiller, will serve as acting senior vice president of human resources whilst a successor is found.

Earlier this month the company announced Patti McKeithan, vice president of corporate relations, will retire this Saturday.