SABMiller India

SABMiller appoints Shalabh Seth as the new Managing Director of its India operations

Shalabh-SethNew Delhi, 16 Nov 2014: SABMiller India, the subsidiary of SABMiller plc, announced the appointment of Shalabh Seth as Managing Director. Shalabh takes over from Grant Liversage who after making valuable contribution to the India Business is returning to South Africa.

Shalabh Seth joined SABMiller India Operation in its early days during 2003 and has progressed through various senior roles in the organization. He has been the Sales Director since October 2011 and will be taking over the new mandate from 1st of January, 2015.

Shalabh's key responsibilities will include overseeing the company's operations, expansion & growth in the country and working towards building the business in the diverse and challenging Indian market by strengthening company's diversified and balanced portfolio of brands.

Ari Mervis, Managing Director- SABMiller Asia Pacific expressed his appreciation to Grant Liversage for his thoughtful leadership of the India business and said, "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Shalabh Seth to the position of Managing Director of SABMiller India. Shalabh is well suited for this position, having had a proven and successful track record in our India Business."

"At SABMiller India we keep on delivering great beer quality and experience to our consumers. At the same time, we work closely with our partners to contribute to the wellbeing of communities. I´m really proud to have the opportunity to manage this company, which is important player in the beer market. I look forward to working with the entire team and strengthening SABMiller India's vision and commitment to grow and add value in the country." said Shalabh Seth.

About SABMiller India

SABMiller India is the Indian arm of SABMiller plc., one of the world's largest brewers, and is also one of the leading brewers in India. The company serves the market with ten breweries across various states with popular brands such as Haywards 5000, Knock Out, Royal Challenge, Foster`s, Indus Pride, Miller High Life and its super-premium international brand Peroni Nastro Azzurro.

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About SABMiller Plc

SABMiller plc. is one of the world's leading brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. The group's portfolio includes global brands such as Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Pilsner Urquell and Grolsch; as well as leading local brands such as Aguila (Colombia), Castle (South Africa), Miller Lite (USA), Snow (China), Victoria Bitter (Australia) and Tyskie (Poland). SABMiller also has growing soft drinks businesses and is one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.

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