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How AB InBev Changed its Tune to Market to Women

May 10, 2017 |

Newsflash: Women, being humans, enjoy drinking as much as men. And yet, historically alcohol advertising generally -- and beer marketing specifically -- have tended to skew macho, male and juvenile. To combat that, AB InBev tapped Selena Kalvaria to create a female-led team to sell Lime-A-Rita, Bud Light's citrusy not-really-margarita kinda-beer. Kalvaria was on hand at the Ad Age Brand Summit in Detroit last week. Here she discusses her brand-first approach in the campaign she led to target lady tipplers.