John Hegger

Engineer, Brewer
Anheuser-Busch InBev

BS ChE ’86, University of Missouri-Rolla

John began his career in 1986 with Anheuser-Busch, Inc. From 1986-2005, John held positions of increasing responsibility, starting as shift production supervisor all the way Assistant Brewmaster.  John was able to work closely in each area of the Brewing process and utilize his background to understand the principles in action

From 2006-2017, John was serves as plant manager for both the Jonesboro (Arkansas) Rice Mill and Eagle Packaging Crown Liner Facility (St. Louis).  There he was accountable for all aspects of operations, including People, Environmental and Safety and Legal aspects, as well as the Production KPI. After the integration of Anheuser-Busch with InBev, John led both plants to qualify for the ABInBev Excellence Programs

In March of 2017, he became North America Zone (NAZ) Technical Expert where his responsibilities included owner of Zone Micro Key Performance Indicator (KPI), NAZ Strategic Plan for Micro KPI Improvement and owner of Zone Micro Sampling Plan.

John is an engineer brewing and food manufacturing professional with over 30 years of diverse experience.