SABMiller has appointed Nick Miller as sales director for Miller Brands UK, the group’s marketing and distribution business. Miller has almost 20 years of industry experience in sales, strategic projects and marketing with global brewer Coors and Bass. Miller Brands UK went live this month with the portfolio of Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Castle and Miller Genuine Draft. Miller Genuine Draft is due to follow in January 2006. Miller Brands has made an initial investment of £30m in the division over the next two years.