A lawyer by training, Andrew Molson is a partner and chairman of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, a Montreal-based holding and management company for two leading professional services firms, NATIONAL Public Relations and Cohn & Wolfe | Canada, both offering strategic public relations counsel to a wide range of businesses.
A seventh-generation member of the Molson brewing family, he sits on the board of directors of the Molson Coors Brewing Company. He is also a member of the board of directors of Groupe Deschênes Inc., The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club and Dundee Corporation.
Andrew became a member of the Quebec Bar in 1995 after studying law at Laval University in Quebec City. He also holds a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University and a masters of science in corporate governance and ethics from University of London (Birkbeck College).
Fully bilingual, Andrew serves on several non-profit boards, including the Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations, Concordia University Foundation, The Banff Centre, the evenko foundation for emerging talent and the Molson Foundation, a family foundation dedicated to the betterment of Canadian society. He is chairman of the Montreal General Hospital Foundation and of Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex. He also serves as Honorary Colonel of the Royal Montreal Regiment and Honorary Commissioner of the Quebec Council of Scouts Canada.
As a member of the Molson family, which has been instrumental in developing the Canadian beer business since its opening in 1786 (the now-oldest brewery in North America), Mr. Molson brings to the Board extensive knowledge of Molson Coors' history and culture, and the perspective of a long-term, highly committed stockholder. He also brings extensive knowledge regarding public relations and corporate governance. Additionally, he provides a strong perspective, leadership and expertise in the Canadian beer business.