Big Changes Are Brewing at Miller

CEO John Bowlin's exit signals that the new South African owner wants fresh managers who can revive some famous, but flat, brands

The departure of Miller Brewing President and CEO John Bowlin on Jan. 14 likely signals a broader housecleaning at SABMiller, as the South African-owned company moves to install a "performance management culture" at its $3.6 billion acquisition. Bowlin, a veteran of Philip Morris, Miller's former owner, will be succeeded as president by Norman Adami, chairman and managing director of SABMiller's South African Breweries.

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