From Seed to Sip: Achieving Consistent and Sustainable Quality in World-Class Brewing

  • Managing raw material quality & variability due to climatic changes, to continually deliver consistent and sustainable product quality
  • Strategies for reducing risk and process variability to achieve consistent global brand quality across a worldwide production footprint.
  • Using sensory evaluation to drive product quality and consistency across your organization
  • The benefits of integrating quality culture and a performance management system throughout the entire Supply Chain

Kristopher Scholl
Global VP Brewing, Quality, & Raw Material Operations
Anheuser-Busch InBev

Kristopher Scholl is currently the Global VP – Brewing, Quality, & Raw Material Operations for AB-InBev. He started his brewing career at Anheuser-Busch in 1995 and has worked in various roles from a brewing intern to Sr. Brewmaster at the St. Louis, MO, Jacksonville, FL, and Baldwinsville, NY breweries. Additionally, Kris served as the Sr. General Manager for the Merrimack, NH and Newark, NJ breweries. He also worked as Director of Supply Performance Management for North America and as Global Director of Brewing & Quality. In 2013, Kris left ABI to pursue opportunities in the US craft beer industry where he led brewery operations at Deschutes Brewery and Craft Brew Alliance as well as The Bruery and Offshoot Beer Company as their Chief Operating Officer and Head of Finance. Kris rejoined AB-InBev in 2021 as the Global VP of Brewing and Quality where he currently directs brewery technical support, global raw material operations, and quality standards of the AB-InBev’s operations around the world. He leads the global taste panel of ABI which ensures the taste of ABI’s beers meet the exacting standards of quality and consistency consumers expect.