Doug Brodman is a Senior Advisor at ArkMalibu. An executive with Miller Brewing Company and SABMiller for 17 years, Doug Brodman is known for growing businesses facing stalled growth or in mature markets, and for delivering company-leading profits, driving top-line growth, and implementing insight-based decision-making.
In his most recent position as Vice President, Strategy for Latin America, Doug led strategy development for SABMiller’s largest and most profitable region, where he focused on portfolio development, redefining the commercial strategy, and developing insights and other tools to improve execution and management. Previously, Doug was Commercial Director, Europe, where he created a “Winning in Europe” strategy that centralized the commercial sales and marketing strategy across ten independent national business units facing limited growth.
Earlier, Doug served as Chief Executive, Managing Director, and Chairman of the Board of Plzensky Prazdroj, the largest brewer in the Czech Republic. Doug strengthened the company’s leadership position by creating a plan tied to investing in and building the core beer brands and accelerating premium brands. Doug moved the company from a direct distribution and selling model to channel selling, and outsourced distribution to optimize cost and improve return on investment.
Doug also served on the executive committee and board of Miller Brewing Company as Senior Vice President while leading the Sales & Distribution functions at Miller. He developed and led the strategic direction of Miller Brewing Company Sales and worked on the divesture of Miller and further integration of the business after its acquisition by SABMiller.
Before joining Miller, Doug held sales, marketing, and P&L roles at both the Stroh Brewery Company in Detroit, and Heineken USA in New York. Currently, Doug is a Board Member of VitalVio, a healthcare solutions company based in Troy, NY and the Melanoma Research Foundation (non-profit) in Washington DC. Doug earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from St. John’s University and has an MBA from Hofstra University. He lives in Bonita Springs, Florida, with his wife Terry.