John Blood is Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer, as well as Corporate Secretary of AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer. Blood joined AB InBev in 2009 as VP Legal, Commercial and M&A where he focused on global mergers and acquisitions, compliance and corporate law. He was then promoted to Zone VP, Legal & Corporate Affairs in North America, where he led the legal and corporate affairs agenda for the United States and Canada. Prior to being named AB InBev’s Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer in 2019, Blood served as the brewer’s General Counsel and Company Secretary. Before joining AB InBev, John led the corporate and litigation teams in Diageo's North American business, where he had been primary counsel to its U.S. hard liquor, wine, and beer divisions over his tenure.