Saturday, May 18, 2024

BrewDog appoints first chief supply chain officer

BrewDog has appointed Chris Fielden as its first chief supply chain officer. The new role will cover all aspects of sourcing, production, packaging and distribution for BrewDog beers and spirits.

Chris joins BrewDog from Warp Snacks, the company behind the Eat Real and Proper Popcorn snacking brands, where is he is currently supply chain director.

Prior to that Chris spent over six years in a similar role at Innocent Drinks where he was responsible for establishing Innocent’s super sustainable production site in the Netherlands.

Chris began his career at PepsiCo where he had multiple roles over a period of ten years, including running the company’s juices business in Europe.

“I am very excited about joining BrewDog,” said Chris Fielden. “It’s a company that wants to do business the right way and that’s really important to me. I love the product and I love the company’s people, planet, beer ethos.”

James Watt, BrewDog CEO, said: “We’re really lucky to have someone of Chris’ calibre and experience join us. This is a new role, reflecting the continuing growth of the business and the ambitions we have for the future.”

Chris will join BrewDog in mid-May.

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