Interesting article in the Globe and Mail today on how Labatt is largely managed not Canadians so much, oddly, as Brazilians.
...most people say the change in attitude was swift. Interbrew's slow reform was replaced by InBev's urgency. "It's not the way Interbrew came in. It's a very marked difference," Mr. McClelland said. "It's ‘We're in charge now and this is how we do things.'" One of Mr. Brito's first moves was to close the company's Toronto brewery and to sack 20 per cent of Labatt's white-collar workers. Those things might have happened anyway, given the profit pressure from the discount brewers. But local autonomy was also weakened. "There's a much stronger drive to central decision making, central authority," said the ex-InBev insider....and soccer on the beach. All they go one about is the rotten beach soccer opportunities here in Canada.