A-B InBev Hires Former ESPN Marketer
Anheuser-Busch InBev has hired Blaise D'Sylva, a former sales director at ESPN, as U.S. VP-media, and sports and entertainment marketing. He replaces Mark Wright, who left the brewer for AT&T last summer. D'Sylva oversaw multimedia sales in the Midwest for ESPN as a senior director-sales manager based in Chicago. He was also at Allstate as director-media integration, and at Starcom MediaVest Group, where he spent nine years in various positions, including senior VP and chief executive-northeast Asia.