Tony has been with AB-I for 12 years, joining as Chief Procurement Officer reporting to Carlos Brito, AB InBev’s CEO. Tony is responsible for sourcing $35B annually covering all spend categories plus Zero Base Budgeting processes. He also manages and operates AB InBev’s Vertical Operations consisting of 70 manufacturing facilities spanning four continents and employs more than 10,000 craftsmen producing bottles, cans, malt, crowns, labels plus numerous farms producing hops, sugar and rice accompanied with ag research facilities and agronomists.
Tony is responsible for sustainability covering renewable energy, water, recycling, Smart Agriculture, Net Zero Carbon and waste management with some of the world’s most aggressive targets for carbon, water, recycling and waste by 2025. Tony developed one of the most sophisticated sustainability crowd sourcing platforms known as 100+ Sustainability Accelerator. The 100+ Sustainability Accelerator is ranked as one of the top ten accelerators in the world. The 100+ Sustainability Accelerator is partnered and run by AB InBev, Coke, Colgate Palmolive and Unilever to help start-ups solve the world’s SDG challenges.
Tony added vertical operations in 2015, sustainability in 2016 and has served as a Member of AB InBev’s Executive Board of Management since 2009. Tony manages numerous circular waste-to-profit businesses including newly announced EverGrain Ingredients.
His previous roles have been in Procurement, Operations and Supply Chain with Alcon Laboratories, Monsanto and MWV. He holds an undergraduate Finance degree from the University of Florida and an MBA from Texas Christian University.