Owens Takes New Post At A-B

Anheuser-Busch has named Michael Owens vp of sales and marketing, a new post, the company said last week. Bob Lachky, vp of brand management and director of global brand creative, will report to Owens on everything except creative strategy and development, an A-B rep said. Owens, 49, had been vp of sales, in charge of U.S. sales efforts.