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History

Main article: South African Breweries The Company was founded in South Africa in 1895 as South African Breweries (SAB): the business operations were mainly limited to southern Africa, where it had established a dominant position in the market, until 1990 when it began investing in Europe. After listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1999[4] to raise capital for acquisitions, the group purchased the Miller Brewing Company in North America from the Altria Group in 2002, and changed its name to SABMiller. Following this, the groups next major acquisition was of a major interest in Bavaria S.A., South Americas second largest brewer and owner of the Aguila and Club Colombia brands in 2005.

Brands
Main article: SABMiller brands SABMiller's brands include famous international beers. Four of them are classified by the company as "global beers", the flagships of SAB Miller: Pilsner Urquell Peroni Nastro Azzurro Miller Genuine Draft Grolsch SAB Miller also owns over 150 market-leading local brands. The company is one of the worlds largest Coca-Cola bottlers and has carbonated soft drinks bottling operations in 14 markets.

Operations

SABMiller has grown from its original South African base into a global company with operations in both developed markets and in emerging economies such as Eastern Europe, China and India. It is one of the worlds largest brewers, with brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents. Its worldwide portfolio of brands includes premium international beers such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and

South Africa
This is the groups most established market to date. Local subsidiary SAB Ltds soft drink division is also the countrys largest producer of products for the Coca-Cola Company. Brands include: Castle Lager, Grolsch, Castle Milk Stout, Hansa Marzen Gold, Hansa Pilsener, Carling Black Label, Castle Lite, Redds, Skelters, Brutal Fruit, Blakes & Doyle and Sarita.

Africa and Asia


SABMillers brewing operations in Africa span 31 countries. In China, the groups national brand in that country, Snow, is produced in partnership with China Resources Enterprise Limited, is the leading brand by volume in China. SABMiller is the second-largest brewer in India and has joint ventures in Vietnam and Australia. SABMiller acquired the Foster's brand for the Indian and Vietnamese markets. Brands include: N'gola, 2M, Castle Lager, Castle Milk Stout, Eagle, Fosters, Kilimanjaro, Haywards 5000, Royal Challenge, Knock out, Indus Pride, Snow and Zorok.

Euro pe
SABMillers entry into the European market began in 1995 with the acquisition of Dreher in Hungary. The groups European operations are mostly centred in the fast developing consumer markets in Central and Eastern Europe (Hungary, Romania, Poland, Czech Republic and Russia), although there are operations in Italy, France, UK, Spain and Germany where it imports its international brands. On 19 November 2007, the board of

Royal Grolsch NV accepted a 816 million offer for the company by SABMiller. The takeover was completed with the delisting of Grolsch's shares on 20 March 2008. Brands include: Pilsner Urquell, Velkopopovick Kozel, Radegast Nastro Azzurro, Peroni, Tyskie, Topvar, Ursus, Dreher, Grolsch and Lech.

Latin America
SABMiller first entered the Latin American Market with the acquisition of Cerveceria Hondurea in Honduras, making the company the first international brewer to enter Central America. Since then, the group has expanded its Latin American operations into six countries, including Colombia, El Salvador, Ecuador, Panama and Peru. Lager brands include: Aguila, Club Colombia, Costea, Poker, Pilsen (Colombia), Cristal, Pilsen Callao, Pilsen Trujillo, Cusquea, Arequipea (Peru), Pilsener, Club (Ecuador), Pilsener (El Salvador), Golden Light, Port Royal, Salva Vida, Imperial (Honduras), Atlas (Panama) and Balboa (Panama).

North America
On 9 October 2007, SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing Company announced a joint venture to be known as MillerCoors. U.S. antitrust regulators approved the joint venture on 5 June 2008. The merger was completed on 30 June 2008 and MillerCoors began operation as a combined entity on 1 July 2008. The combined venture will be headquartered in Chicago, IL. Pete Coors has been named as chairman of the new company, and Molson Coors Chief Executive Leo Kiely will be the new CEO of the joint venture. Tom Long, CEO of Miller, will be appointed president and chief commercial officer. Brands include: Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, Olde English 800, Milwaukees Best, Miller Chill, and Leinenkugel.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Environment
SABMiller runs a number of sustainable development initiatives across its companies and in the countries in which it operates. They use new lightweight bottles that use 30% less glass. The lightweight bottles are designed to not only reduce the amount of waste materials but also cut down on energy used in production and distribution reducing the company's carbon emissions[SABMiller submits to a number of third party annual reports that review the company's environmental record. The corporation provides links to such reports on their own website.

Taxation
In November 2010 the charity ActionAid published a report alleging that SABMiller has avoided paying a total of around 20 million of corporation tax in five African countries Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia and India. SABMiller has denied these allegations.

Senior management
Graham Mackay is the chief executive of SABMiller. His 2009 salary for this role is 1.1 million increasing 4.1% to 1.145 million in 2010.[8] John Davidson joined the group as General Counsel and Group Company Secretary in 2006. Before joining SABMiller, he spent his entire legal career at Lovells, a leading international law firm, where he had been a partner since 1991, specialising in international corporate finance, cross border mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance advisory work. John is the current Chairman (for 2010) of the GC 100 group (the association of general counsel and company secretaries of companies in the FTSE 100).

Company profile
Thanks to this outfit, beer drinkers in every time zone can enjoy Miller Time. SABMiller is one of the world's largest brewers, offering 200 international, national, and local beer

brands in 75 countries around the globe. Its brands include Castle Lager, the top beer in Africa, and
Grolsch, Miller, and Peroni, just to name a few. In Latin and South America it owns Bavaria and Cervecer a Nacional; in the US the company owns 58% of MillerCoors, a joint venture with Molson Coors. In addition to brewing, SABMiller is one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products. The Altria Group owns more than 25% of SABMiller while Colombia-based Santo Domingo Group owns about 15%.

Corporate Profile
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SABMiller Plc - The Parent Company


One of the worlds largest brewers, SABMiller has brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents. SABMiller has wide portfolio of brands includes premium international beers such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller

Genuine Draft and Grolsch along with market-leading local brands such as Aguila, Miller Lite, Snow and Tyskie. Six of its brands a re among the top 50 in the world. SABMiller plc is one of the largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products in the world. SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. Over the past 21 years it has grown rapidly from our original South African base into a global operation, developing a balanced and attractive portfolio of businesses. Our markets range from developed economies such as North America to fast growing developing markets such as China and India. SABMillers history is also one of exceptional growth and returns to shareholders. In the year ended 31 March 2009, the group revenue was US$25302 million and EBITA was US$ 4129 million. This success is equally attributable to the way SABMiller conducts its business, with respect for partners and employees and a desire to do the best for its local communities.

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Learning & Development


Traineeships

One of the development paths for graduates involves entering SAB as a trainee. A traineeship is a 12-18 month programme where entry level employees work on a supervised basis in the specific field that they are qualified in. A typical traineeship programme includes exposure to the SAB business as a whole, as well as specialised training in the field that candidates have been identified for. Traineeships equip entry level employees to learn on a practical and theoretical level and include a variety of courses developed for each specific field. Evaluations are done throughout the traineeship and employees are able to move in the organisation according to their potential and performance. Traineeship opportunities exist in all the fields mentioned on entry-level, management trainee level and executive level.

Internships

SAB takes in a number of interns each year. We offer the Training Outside Public Practice (TOPP). The programme meets SAICAs requirements on training to qualify learners as Chartered Accountants and covers a 3 year rotational programme. To qualify for this programme, candidates must have the CTA/Honours qualification and be in a position to write Board Part 1 in the year of appointment. Our Industrial Psychology Internship affords opportunity for students completing their Masters degree in Industrial Psychology to gain exposure to the corporate world under the supervision of a registered psychologist. To qualify for this programme, candidates must have completed their first year of a Masters of Industrial Psychology.

The Training Institute

SABs purpose-built Training Institute or TI as employees call it - is a key vehicle in developing divisional competence and a source of strategic and core teaching. The Institute provides both Corporate University programmes, aimed at enhancing core competence and developing employee cover for key jobs, and short term programmes aimed at enhancing operational expertise.

Facilities on site are used to support the full spectrum of training and development activities undertaken by SAB. On average, close to 7 000 delegates either attend courses or meetings at TI every year. Courses have National Qualifications Framework (NQF) alignment and cover the spectrum of Human Resource Development from on-the-job training to internationally recognised degrees. Training combines internal courses with externally accredited qualifications from affiliated academic institutions.

Learning & Development


Traineeships One of the development paths for graduates involves entering SAB as a trainee. A traineeship is a 12-18 month programme where entry level employees work on a supervised basis in the specific field that they are qualified in. A typical traineeship programme includes exposure to the SAB business as a whole, as well as specialised training in the field that candidates have been identified for. Traineeships equip entry level employees to learn on a practical and theoretical level and include a variety of courses developed for each specific field. Evaluations are done throughout the traineeship and employees are able to move in the organisation according to their potential and performance. Traineeship opportunities exist in all the fields mentioned on entry-level, management trainee level and executive level.

Internships SAB takes in a number of interns each year. We offer the Training Outside Public Practice (TOPP). The programme meets SAICAs requirements on training to qualify learners as Chartered Accountants and covers a 3 year rotational programme. To qualify for this programme, candidates must have the CTA/Honours qualification and be in a position to write Board Part 1 in the year of appointment. Our Industrial Psychology Internship affords opportunity for students completing their Masters degree in Industrial Psychology to gain exposure to the corporate world under the supervision of a registered psychologist. To qualify for this programme, candidates must have completed their first year of a Masters of Industrial Psychology.

The Training Institute SABs purpose-built Training Institute or TI as employees call it - is a key vehicle in developing divisional competence and a source of strategic and core teaching. The Institute provides both Corporate University programmes, aimed at enhancing core competence and developing employee cover for key jobs, and short term programmes aimed at

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operational

expertise.

Facilities on site are used to support the full spectrum of training and development activities undertaken by SAB. On average, close to 7 000 delegates either attend courses or meetings at TI every year. Courses have National Qualifications Framework (NQF) alignment and cover the spectrum of Human Resource Development from on-the-job training to internationally recognised degrees. Training combines internal courses with externally accredited qualifications from affiliated academic institutions.

Vision and Values


OUR VISION

To be the most admired company in South Africa; a partner of choice, an investment of choice and an employer of choice.

OUR SUCCESS IS BUILT UPON A CLEAR STRATEGIC DIRECTION AND A SHARED COMMITMENT TO THE COMPANY'S VISION, MISSION AND VALUES.
OUR MISSION To own and nurture local and international brands which are the consumers first choice. OUR VALUES Our people are our enduring advantage
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The calibre, passion and commitment of our people set us apart We value and encourage diversity We select and develop people for the long-term Performance is what counts.

Accountability is clear and personal


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We favour decentralised management and a practical maximum of local autonomy

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Goals and objectives are aligned and clearly articulated We prize both intellectual rigour and emotional engagement We are honest about performance We require and enable self-management

We work and win in teams


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We actively develop and share knowledge within the group We consciously balance local and group interests We foster trust and integrity in internal relationships We encourage camaraderie and a sense of fun

We understand and respect our customers and consumers


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We are endlessly concerned with our customers' needs and perceptions We build lasting relationships, based on trust We aspire to offer the preferred choices of product and service We innovate and lead in a changing world

Our reputation is indivisible


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Our reputation relies on the actions and statements of every employee We build our reputation for the long term We are fair and ethical in all our dealings We benefit the local communities in which we operate

About SABMiller India


History: 2000-01: Entered in July 2000 with JV and later acquisition of Narang Breweries (UP) 2002: Acquired Mysore Breweries (MBL) with 2 breweries in west and south

, Rolled out Knock Out nationally 2003: Acquired Rochees Breweries in February, Formed JV with Shaw Wallace, later acquired 2006: 2007: Acquired Fosters India Launched Peroni Nastro Azzurro, a premium Italian brand, one of the top fifteen beer brands in the world in select cities 2008: Launched Indus Pride, India first 100% malt beer in Rajasthan. A year later it was launched in Karnataka Investment: Since arriving in India in 2000, SABMiller has invested over USD 500 Million . Capacity: With 10 high quality breweries located strategically across 9 states in India. SABMiller India has a market capacity of 5.7 Million HL. The companys brewery in Andhra

Pradesh is Indias first brewery to have a capacity of 1.5 Million HL, which is twice the size of the second largest brewery in India.

Workforce: SABMiller India is well placed to service the markets quickly and efficiently with a dedicated workforce of over 3800 people.

Market Position: In a span of just 10 years SABMiller India has been able to corner onethird share of the Indian beer market. It has performed remarkably well in strong beer segment with Haywards 5000 and Knock Out. Together they constitute 31% market share of the strong beer market in India. Royal Challenge and Fosters are also very popular in the mainstream mild segment and together constitute a market share of 28%.

Innovations: SABMiller India offers the widest range of pack sizes for beer in India, which includes 650 ml bottle, 330 ml bottle, 500 ml can, 330 ml can, 50 litre draught and 30 litre draught. SABMiller has also used its global expertise to create many firsts in India including the use of one-way bottles, flash pasteurized draught standards, and Haywards Black a genuine stout beer.

Social commitment: SABMiller India has undertaken a range of citizenship initiatives. With the objective to improve the barley supply chain, SABMiller India initiated a Malt Barley Development Programme, called Saanjhi Unnati (Progress through Partnership) in Rajasthan in the 2005. This project assists the farmers and local community in maximizing land use and securing good income. It has now grown to 15 Centres in 4 districts of Rajasthan with membership of over 8000 farmers.

SABMiller India, as a company recognizes HIV/AIDS is a major threat to the world of work. In 2007 it started its HIV/AIDS internal workplace programme jointly with International Labour Organization (ILO). The programme has been extended to supply chain (truckers) and trade (liquor retail outlets)

Water is one of SABMiller Indias top Sustainable Development priorities. This is reflected

in the 5R water management strategy which has internal measures to Reduce, Recycle, Reuse and external measures to Replenish and Redistribute.

Our Spread
Our market is spread over a large geography. We have chosen a decentralized organization model supported by a lean central function that will introduce and implement proven best practices in the beer industry. SABMiller India has Ten world-class breweries strategically located across India, which are well positioned to easily access and efficiently service the beer markets. Breweries SKOL Breweries Limited Unit : Charminar Breweries Shivampet, Pulkal Mandal Nr. Sangareddy, Medak A.P. - 502273 India Tel: +91 (8455) 394999

SKOL Breweries Limited Unit: SICA Breweries Ayyankuttipalayam Muthirapalayam P. O Puducherry - 605010 India Tel: +91 (413) 3949999

SKOL Breweries Limited Unit: Mysore Breweries. Jalahalli Camp Road, Yeshwantpur Bangalore - 560022, Karnataka India Tel: +91 (80) 39499999 Unit: Malabar Breweries Post Mellor, Poolani Chalakudy, Distt. Thrissur Kerala - 680311 India Tel: +91 (480) 3949999 SKOL Breweries Limited Unit: East Coast Breweries & Distilleries Bijaychandrapur Post Paradeep Distt. Jagatsingh - 754142, Orrissa India Tel: + 91 (0) 6722 - 228042/46 Unit: SABMiller Breweries Plot No. M-99, MIDC Waluj, Aurangabad - 431136, Maharashtra India Tel: +91 (240) 3058200 - 3058299 SKOL Breweries Limited Unit: Pals Distilleries L - 5, MIDC Area Waluj Aurangabad - 431136 Maharashtra India Tel: +91 (240) 3949999 SKOL Breweries Limited Unit: Rochees Breweries SP 2-3, RIICO Industrial Area NH-8, Vill. Neemarana, Tehsil Behror Distt. ALWAR - 301 705 RAJASTHAN India Tel: +91 (1494) 3949999 SKOL Breweries Limited SKOL Breweries Limited

SKOL Breweries Limited Unit: Haryana Breweries 49th K M Stone, G T Road Murthal Sonepat, Haryana - 131039 India Tel: +91 (130) 3949999 SKOL Breweries Limited

Unit: Central Distilleries & Breweries Kanker Khera, Meerut Cantt MEERUT - 250001 Uttar Pradesh India Tel: +91(121) 3949999