ST. LOUIS: James Villeneuve was tapped as VP of corporate affairs for the North American zone of Anheuser-Busch InBev. The AB board recently accepted the merger in which AB and its brands like Budweiser will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Belgium-based InBev. InBev shareholders had approved the deal in September. Villeneuve will oversee PR, external communications, and other duties. Currently, Villeneuve is VP of global corporate affairs for InBev.