Mr. Coors serves as trustee of Adolph Coors Company, LLC, Trustee of the Adolph Coors, Jr. Trust (Coors Trust), and he chairs the trust committee for the Coors Trust. The Coors Trust is a party to the Voting Agreement with Pentland Securities (1981) Inc. (Pentland) and 4280661 Canada Inc. (discussed further in the Beneficial Ownership Table beginning on page 22). Mr. Coors previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Molson Coors from 2005 to December 2008. He served Adolph Coors Company, the predecessor company to Molson Coors, as Vice Chairman of the Board from 2002 to 2005, and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2002. He has served Coors Brewing Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2002, a director since 1973, and Chief Executive Officer from 1992 to 2000. Since joining the Company in 1971, he has served in a number of different executive and management positions for Adolph Coors Company, Coors Brewing Company, and Molson Coors.
Mr. Coors also serves on numerous community and civic boards, including the University of Colorado Hospital, National Western Stock Show and the Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He was a director of U.S. Bancorp from 1996 until September 2008. He has been a director of Energy Corp. of America since 1996.
As a member of the Coors family and a former CEO of the company, Mr. Coors, a major stockholder, brings to the Board extensive knowledge of the Company’s history and culture, and the perspective of a long-term, highly committed stockholder. Mr. Coors provides a strong relationship with U.S. distributors. Mr. Coors is a recognized leader in the beer industry and provides a strong perspective, leadership and expertise in the U.S. beer business. He is also a well-recognized public representative of the company.