Heineken N.V., based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a global beer maker, with sales in almost every country. Global brands include Heineken, Amstel, and Murphy's. Regional and national brands include Buckler in Europe, Moretti in Italy, Bochkaryov in Russia, and Quilmes in Argentina. Tiger brand in Asia is Asia's leading regional brew. Heineken continues to grow worldwide. The Heineken family owns 50% of Heineken Holding which owns 50% of Heineken N.V. 
In 2009 they bought Scottish & Newcastle.
Ad boycott against Air America Radio
Heineken refused to advertise on the progressive Air America Radio. In October 2006, around 90 companies, including Heineken, told ABC Radio Networks that they did not want their ads to play on radio stations that carried Air America Radio.   
Heineken USA gave $69,500 to federal candidates in the 2006 U.S. election through its political action committee - 53% to Democrats, 44% to Republicans, and 3% ($2,500) to independent Joseph Lieberman (I-CT). 
Key people: 
- Cees (C.J.A.) van Lede, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
- Jean François M. L. van Boxmeer, Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
- Rene Hooft D. R. Graafland, Executive Board Member and Chief Financial Officer
Selected members of the Supervisory Board: 
- Jan Maarten (J.M.) de Jong, Profession: Banker
- Maarten (M.) Das, Also Partner in Loyens & Loeff N.V.
- Michel (M.R.) de Carvalho, Also Vice-Chairman Citigroup Inc., United Kingdom
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- Heineken Profile, Hoovers, accessed October 2007.
- Marc Fisher, "Air America, in the Throes of Victory?", The Washington Post, December 10, 2006.
- "Air America on Ad Blacklist?", FAIR, October 31, 2006.
- "Air America Blackout", FAIR.org/ABC memo, October 25, 2006.
- 2006 PAC Summary Data, Open Secrets, accessed October 2007.
- Heineken USA lobbying expenses, Open Secrets, accessed October 2007.
- Heineken Key People, Hoovers, accessed October 2007.
- Supervisory Board, Heineken, accessed October 2007.