Peter Filipovic retires after 25 years

July 27, 2021
By Ioni Doherty

Carlton & United Breweries CEO

Asahi Beverages has announced that Peter Filipovic will retire from his position as CEO of Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) with new leadership of the division to be announced later this quarter.

By the time he retires, Mr Filipovic will have worked with the business for 25 years of service, successfully integrating of CUB into Asahi Beverages in June 2020.

Mr Robert Iervasi, Group CEO of Asahi Beverages, said: “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 said, “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. 

New Non-Executive Director for Asahi Beverages

In other news, Natalie Toohey has been appointed to join the Board of Asahi Holdings Australia.

Ms Toohey has a background in corporate affairs 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 and industry strategy.

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