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Louis Gimbel, S.S. Steiner, Inc., to Chair Beer Institute’s Inaugural Suppliers’ Council


WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute, the oldest national trade organization representing the beer industry, announced that its newly formed Suppliers’ Council will be chaired by Louis Gimbel, president and CEO of S.S. Steiner, Inc. The Council is designed to boost participation for all supplier members of the Beer Institute and ensure close communication on key policy areas affecting the beer industry.

The creation of the Suppliers’ Council marks a significant milestone for the Beer Institute, empowering supplier members with an amplified voice on critical policy issues that affect our $331 billion industry,” said Brian Crawford, president and CEO of the Beer Institute. “Louis Gimbel, with his exceptional leadership qualities, expertise, and a remarkable family legacy of over 170 years of hops production, is the perfect fit as the inaugural Chair of the Beer Institute Suppliers’ Council. I am excited to collaborate with Louis to elevate the impact of our advocacy efforts for the betterment of beer suppliers and the industry as a whole.

I’m pleased to continue on in this new role after many years of participation on the Beer Institute’s Ex Officio board. I will work with brewers and fellow suppliers to help grow beer’s share of the U.S. market,” said Louis Gimbel, president and CEO of S.S. Steiner, Inc.

Click here for Louis’s bio and headshot.