Purnell, 60, Retires From Anheuser-Busch
e vice president at Anheuser-Busch Companies here, retired from his position effective March 31.
He served as a member of the corporate office since 1998, along with August Busch, chairman and president, and Patrick T. Stokes, senior executive vice president.
He helped develop the company's "We All Make a Difference" national advertising campaign, which promotes responsible drinking.
He was named chairman and CEO