Greg Koch, co-founder and CEO of Stone Brewing Co., is moving to a new role of executive chairman. Changes at the county’s biggest brewer and other craft beer makers reflect the competitive nature of the business.

Greg Koch, co-founder and CEO of Stone Brewing Co., is moving to a new role of executive chairman. Changes at the county’s biggest brewer and other craft beer makers reflect the competitive nature of the business. Photo by Stone Brewing Co.

San Diego County’s already thriving craft beer industry has recently seen a steady flow of big corporate changeovers, as many of the region’s more than 100 brewers take on the challenges of maintaining growth in a maturing industry that is only getting more competitive...

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