"I will endeavor to retain the spirit of youth"
~Sigma Chi Creed, George Ade ΔΔ 1887

Kraemer '88 Brews Significant Success

Peter Kraemer '88

Delta Delta is proud to announce that Peter Kraemer ’88 has been selected a Significant Sig for his significant impact both inside and outside his chosen field of endeavor.


As Vice President, Supply for Anheuser-Busch InBev, Pete Kraemer is responsible for all North American operations including 19 breweries in the United States and Canada. He also oversees vertical operations in hops growing, malting, rice milling, and can and bottle manufacturing, as well as corporate staff functions ranging from manufacturing support to innovation.


Fifth Generation Brewmaster

As a fifth generation brewmaster, Pete has followed his passion and family heritage to lead one of the world's largest brewing companies. His commitment and desire to contribute to his organization have led Anheuser-Busch to continued success.


Pete graduated in 1988 with a Degree in Chemical Engineering and later received an MBA from St. Louis University. He initiated his career in Germany as a brewing apprentice at the Bitburg and Warstein Breweries, using the education and values learned at Purdue and Delta Delta. Upon returning to Anheuser-Busch in the U.S, Pete was named Brewmaster of the St. Louis Brewery in 1996.


Encouraging Engineering and the Sciences

Brother Kraemer has also sought to encourage young people to pursue technical vocations and give them firsthand experience as they learn more about engineering and the sciences. He was instrumental in creating the FIRST Robotics Program in the St. Louis area, has established entry-level recruiting programs at Purdue University, and for the past 15 years has been an active participant on Purdue’s Industrial Advisory Council. He now serves on the Executive Committee of the Industrial Advisory Council. Pete was recognized by Purdue University with its Outstanding Chemical Engineering award in 2010.


Community and Industry Service

In addition to Peter’s involvement with Purdue, he is past chairman of the American Malting and Barley Association, and has been active in his community through FIRST Robotics and the United Way DeTocqueville Society. Pete, his wife Nancy, and five children live in St. Louis.


Congratulations to Brother Kraemer on this significant accomplishment.