Heineken NV is a company based in the Netherlands engaged in the brewing and selling of beer. The Company operates through six segments: Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, The Americas, Africa Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Head Office and Other/eliminations. The Western Europe segment operates in nine countries and an Export and Duty Free business. The Central and Eastern Europe segment includes approximately 14 countries, the Americas segment operates through more than 20 wholly owned breweries and joint venture breweries, the Africa Middle East comprises more than 20 countries, and the Asia Pacific segment includes approximately 19 countries. The Company's brands include Heineken, Amstel, Desperados, Cruzcampo, Gold, Krusovice, Gosser, Zlaty Bazant, Primus, Star, Mutzig, Kaiser, Dos Equis, Tecate, Cristal, Anchor, Tiger, ABC, Bintang, ad Lasko, among others. The Company operates Desnoes & Geddes as a majority owned subsidiary and GAPL Pte Ltd. as a wholly owned subsidiary.