César Vargas

U.S. Chief External Affairs Officer, Anheuser-Busch

César Vargas joined Anheuser-Busch in 2017 as Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs where he is responsible for overseeing the company’s external affairs agenda.  Drawing on a global perspective gained over more than 20 years of managing international global public affairs activities, César leads a dynamic team of legal experts and public affairs professionals that protect and advance Anheuser-Busch’s reputation as the leader of the U.S. beer industry. In addition to legal, he successfully oversees a complex policy agenda and drives world-class CSR and communications initiatives.   A key member of the executive Management Committee, César plays a critical role in shaping corporate strategy and driving company growth.

Over the course of his career, César has successfully managed industry-leading communications and government relations initiatives, election campaigns, and outreach programs in all 50 U.S. states and in more than 100 countries.  Prior to joining Anheuser-Busch, César held senior level roles with other Fortune 100 multinational companies and with international consultancies.

César was born and raised near Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications.

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