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Ommegang CEO Predicts Big Growth In Boulevard’s Future

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Simon Thorpe is the CEO of Brewery Ommegang, the Cooperstown, N.Y.-based subsidiary of Duvel Moortgat USA. Thorpe was also CEO of InBev USA before its mega-merger with Anheuser Busch, and he is working to make sure Duvel’s purchase of Boulevard goes smoothly.

He expects Boulevard to continue to boost business for Duvel, especially in the import business, and said Boulevard’s position in the Midwest fills a hole for the company. Acquiring Boulevard boosts Duvel Moortgat from the 52nd-largest craft brewer in the U.S. to the eighth-largest.

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