TITLE: VP Sustainability & Procurement Europe, AB InBev
BIOGRAPHY: Erik Novaes is an experienced Supply Chain professional, currently leading Procurement and Sustainability for AB InBev’s European Zone. With robust and varied professional experience across Latin American and Eurasian markets, Erik has spent the last 17 years dedicated to delivering value on the ground at AB InBev, having held roles in Logistics and Manufacturing through Procurement, Procurement Performance and Sustainability. Erik was appointed to Vice President for Procurement and Sustainability Europe in January 2020, managing the purchase of goods and services that go into brewing great beers for more than 50 million European, Russian and Ukrainian consumers every day. Erik graduated with a Bachelors in Business with an MSc in Transportation Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ.