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New SABMiller president for Latin America appointed
Published:  22 October, 2010

SABMiller has appointed Karl Lippert as its new president of Latin America, following the announcement of Barry Smith’s retirement.

Smith served the group for 26 years and was a member of the SABMiller executive committee for five years.

Lippert, who will take up the presidency and membership of the executive committee on January 1 2011, is currently president of Bavaria SA in Colombia.

Graham Mackay, chief executive of SABMiller, said: “I am confident that Karl, an experience and respected SABMiller manager, will continue to drive our business in the region, and deliver further value enhancing growth.”