Board of Directors

Peter H. Coors

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Coors retired as an employee of Molson Coors effective December 31, 2019. He served as our Chief Customer Relations Officer (CCRO) from October 2016 to December 2019 and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MillerCoors from July 2008 until we acquired full ownership of MillerCoors in 2016. He currently serves as our Board Chair. He previously served as our Board Vice Chair from 2019 to 2021. He serves on the Board of Directors of Adolph Coors Company LLC, the trust company serving as trustee of the Adolph Coors Jr. Trust (Coors Trust) and other Coors’ family trusts. He is also the President of the Adolph Coors Foundation, a family charitable foundation and a manager of Keystone Holdings LLC, the holding company for CoorsTek and other Coors’ family owned businesses. Since joining our 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. He has served Coors Brewing Company, our wholly owned subsidiary, as Chairman of the board of directors since 2002, as a director since 1973, and as the Chief Executive Officer from 1992 to 2000. He also served Adolph Coors Company, as chief executive officer from 2000 to 2002 and as Chairman of the board from 2002 to 2005. At various times since 2005, Mr. Coors has served as the Chair and Vice Chair of our Board. Mr. Coors also serves on numerous community and civic boards, including the American Enterprise Institute, the National Western Stock Show, ACE Scholarships, Colorado Concern, Colorado Succeeds, and as trustee emeritus of the Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Committee Assignment:

  • Governance

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Former CEO of our Company
  • Long-term, Highly Committed Significant Stockholder
  • Extensive Knowledge of our History and Culture
  • Strong Relationships with U.S. Distributors and Retailers
  • Recognized Beer Industry Leader
  • U.S. Beer Business Expertise
  • Company Brand Ambassador
Pete H. Coors

Andrew T. Molson

BOARD VICE CHAIR

Mr. Molson is Chairman of AVENIR GLOBAL, an organization that he has been with since 1997. With headquarters in Montreal since its founding in 1976, AVENIR GLOBAL is a network uniting seven strategic communications firms across Canada, the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, including NATIONAL Public Relations, AXON, Madano, SHIFT Communications, Padilla, Cherry and Hanover. In addition to the public companies noted below, Mr. Molson also currently serves as a director of Groupe Deschênes Inc. and CH Group Limited Partnership, a sports and entertainment company. He is also President of the Molson Foundation, a family foundation dedicated to the betterment of Canadian society, and serves on several non-profit boards, including those of the Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations, Concordia University Foundation, the evenko foundation for emerging talent, Business / Arts, the Québec Blue Cross and the Montreal General Hospital Foundation. He previously served as a director of The Group Jean Coutu PJC Inc. from 2014 to 2018, as Chair of our Board from May 2011 to May 2013 and Vice Chair of our Board from May 2009 to May 2011 and from May 2019 to May 2021. Mr. Molson holds a law degree from Laval University, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and a Master of Science degree in corporate governance and ethics from the University of London and is a Member of the Order of Canada.

Committee Assignment:

  •  Governance (Chair)

U.S./Canadian Public Company Boards:

  • Theratechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: THTX; TSX: TH) since 2020

U.S./Canadian Public Company Boards:

  • Dundee Corporation (TSX: DC.A) since 2015

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive Knowledge of our History and Culture
  • Long-Term, Highly-Committed Significant Stockholder
  • Public Relations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Canadian Beer Business Expertise
  • Other Director Experience
Andrew T. Molson

Geoffrey E. Molson

DIRECTOR SINCE 2009

Mr. Molson has been a general partner of CH Group Limited Partnership since December 2009 and the President and Chief Executive Officer of CH Group Limited Partnership since 2011, which owns the Montreal Canadiens, Gestion evenko, Equipe Spectra, Just for Laughs and the Bell Centre. He currently represents Molson Coors as an ambassador, representing the Molson family in key strategic areas of our business. He is also a member of the board of directors of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, and a member of the Molson Foundation, a family foundation dedicated to the betterment of Canadian society, St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation and the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation. From June 2015 to May 2017, Mr. Molson served as our Chair. From 1999 to 2009, he served in various roles of increasing responsibility for Molson Inc., including its former U.S. business. Mr. Molson holds an M.B.A. from Babson Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Lawrence University and is a Member of the Order of Canada.

Committee Assignment:

  • Governance

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive Knowledge of our History and Culture
  • Long-Term, Highly-Committed Significant Stockholder
  • P&L Management and Operations
  • Beer Sales and Marketing Background
  • Key Account Management
  • Distributor Development
  • Sports and Entertainment Industry
  • Canadian Beer Business Expertise
Geoffrey E. Molson

Gavin Hattersley

DIRECTOR SINCE 2019

Business Experience:

Mr. Hattersley has served as President and CEO of our Company since September 2019. Prior to his current position, he served as Chief Executive Officer of MillerCoors, our U.S. business, from July 2015. Prior to joining MillerCoors (n/k/a Molson Coors Beverage Company USA LLC), Mr. Hattersley served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company from June 2012 to September 2015. From July 2008 to June 2012, Mr. Hattersley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MillerCoors. He also served as Senior Vice President, Finance for Miller Brewing Company from October 2002 to July 2008. He came to Miller Brewing Company from SAB Limited of Johannesburg, South Africa, where he held several financial management positions before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 1999. Prior to joining SAB Limited in 1997, he spent almost 10 years with Barloworld Limited in various finance positions.

Education:

Mr. Hattersley holds an honors degree in accounting science and a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Africa. He passed the Public Accountants and Auditors Board exams in 1987.

Gavin Hattersley

David S. Coors

DIRECTOR SINCE 2020

Mr. Coors has been the Vice President of Next Generation Beverages for Molson Coors since December 2019. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Adolph Coors Company LLC and has been President of AC Golden Brewing Company LLC since May 2018. He also serves on the board of The Yuengling Company LLC (a joint venture between Molson and a D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. affiliate) as well as the board of Truss CBD USA LLC (a joint venture between Molson Coors and Hexo Corp.). Prior to his current role, Mr. Coors held various management positions within our organization including General Manager of Australasia from June 2013 to December 2016 and Senior Director of Global Craft and Retail from January 2017 to March 2018. Mr. Coors also serves on several community and civic boards, including the Mario St. George Boiardi Foundation, Committee Member for The Young Guns Coors Western Art Exhibit, and Visit Denver. Mr. Coors holds a Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Engineering Management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University College of Engineering.

Committee Assignment:

  • Nominating

Skills and Qualifications:

  • P&L Management
  • Current Executive
  • Brand Building and Marketing Experience
  • Extensive Knowledge of our History and Culture
  • Long-term, Highly Committed Stockholder
  • U.S. Beer Business Expertise
  • International and Craft Beer Expertise
David S. Coors

Roger G. Eaton

DIRECTOR SINCE 2012

Mr. Eaton currently serves as a director of Arnott’s Biscuits Holdings Pty Limited, a privately-held Australian company. In addition, Mr. Eaton currently manages multiple business interests since his retirement as the Chief Executive Officer of KFC, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), a position he held from August 2015 to March 2019. Prior to that, he held several U.S. and international positions at Yum!. From April 2011 to August 2015 he served as the Chief Operations Officer of Yum!. From January 2014 to April 2015, he served as President of the KFC division, overseeing KFC’s business in the Middle East, Thailand, Asia Franchise Business Unit, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Additionally, in 2011 he served as the Yum! Operational Excellence Officer. From June 2008 to February 2011, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of KFC USA. Mr. Eaton holds a post graduate diploma in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Natal — Durban in South Africa. He passed the South African Public Accountants and Auditors Board exams in 1982, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Committee Assignment:

  • Audit (Chair)
  • Finance

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Financial Expert
  • Global Retail Brand Management
  • P&L Management and Operations
  • International Business Experience
  • Audit Experience
  • Experience as a Chief Executive Officer
Roger G. Eaton

Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh

DIRECTOR SINCE 2015

Ms. Ferguson-McHugh has served as Chief Executive Officer of Family Care and New Business at Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) since July 2019. She has been with Procter & Gamble Co. since 1986, in various roles of increasing responsibility. In particular, before serving in her current position, she served as Group President, Global Family Care and P&G Ventures at Procter & Gamble Co. since November 2015. From 2011 to 2014, she served as Group President, Western Europe and then total Europe. Ms. Ferguson-McHugh holds an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Pacific.

Committee Assignment:

  • Compensation & Human Resources (Chair)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • P&L Management
  • Operations
  • Brand Building and Marketing Experience
  • Innovation
  • Consumer Insight
  • Consumer-Packaged Goods Experience
Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh

Charles M. Herington

DIRECTOR SINCE 2005

Mr. Herington is the Chief Operating Officer, Vice-Chairman and President of Global Operations at Zumba Fitness LLC. In May 2018, he was appointed to the board of Gildan Activewear Inc (NYSE/TSX: GIL). Mr Herington is also a member of the boards of the following privately held companies: Quirch Foods (where he acts as Chairman); HyCite Enterprises; Accupac; and Klox Technologies. From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Herington served as Executive Vice-President of Developing and Emerging Markets Group at Avon Products Inc. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of America Online (AOLA) Latin America, and before that Division President at Pepsico Restaurants Latin America. Mr. Herington began his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble Co. Mr. Herington received his Chemical Engineering Degree from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

Committee Assignment:

  • Audit

U.S. Public Company Boards:

  • Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE/TSX: GIL) since 2018

Skills and Qualifications:

  • P&L Management and Operations
  • Marketing
  • Brand Building
  • General Management
  • Multicultural Lens from Living in Five Countries
  • Canada, U.S., Latin America, Central and Eastern European Market Experience
  • Outside Public Board Experience
  • M&A
Charles M. Herington

Julia M. Brown

DIRECTOR SINCE 2021

Ms. Brown served as the Chief Procurement Officer of Mars Wrigley, a division of Mars, Incorporated, a global manufacturer of confectionery, food, and petcare products and services, from 2020 to 2021. From 2015 to 2020, she served as the Chief Procurement Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc. From 2008 to 2015, she served as Chief Procurement Officer at Kraft Foods and then Mondelēz International, Inc. when it split from Kraft Foods Inc. in 2012. Ms. Brown served as Vice President, Corporate Procurement and Contract Manufacturing at The Clorox Company from 2005 to 2008. From 2004 to 2005, she served as Senior Director, Procurement, Global Direct Materials and Strategic Sourcing, at The Gillette Company, Inc. From 2001 to 2003 she served as Director, Procurement, Acquisition Integration and Development, at Diageo plc and she served as Purchases Group Leader for Global Cosmetics from 1999 to 2001. From 1991 to 1999, she served in various roles of increasing responsibility at The Procter & Gamble Company, including Senior Purchasing Manager from 1995 to 1999. She has served as a director of Shutterfly Inc. since 2020. Ms. Brown holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.

Committee Assignment:

  • None

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Multi-Brand International Company Experience
  • Consumer Packaged Goods Experience
  • Food and Beverage Company Experience
  • Operations, Supply Chain, and Procurement Experience
  • Commercial and Transformation Experience
  • Vendor Experience
Julia Brown

Nessa O'Sullivan

DIRECTOR SINCE 2020

Ms. O’Sullivan is the Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Brambles Limited (Brambles), a logistics company with operations in over 60 countries (Australian Securities Exchange (ASX): BXBLY). She was appointed to her current executive role in November 2016 and was appointed to the Brambles board of directors in April 2017. From 2005 to 2015, she served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, an ASX-listed beverage company, including five years from 2010 to 2015 as the Group Chief Financial Officer. From 2000 to 2005, she served as Chief Financial Officer of the South Pacific Region of Yum! Brands, Inc., an American fast food corporation (New York Stock Exchange (NYSE): YUM). Ms. O’Sullivan also previously worked at PwC in Ireland and Australia. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University College Dublin and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Committee Assignment:

  • Audit
  • Human Resources

Australian Public Company Boards:

  • Brambles Limited (ASX: BXBLY) since April 2017

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Financial Expertise
  • Audit
  • Operations
  • International Business
  • Consumer-Packaged Goods Experience
  • Food and Beverage Company Experience
  • Chief Financial Officer Experience
  • M&A and Capital Markets
  • Other Director Experience
  • Outside Public Board Experience
Nessa O'Sullivan

H. Sanford Riley

DIRECTOR SINCE 2005

Mr. Riley has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Richardson Financial Group Limited, a specialized financial services company, since 2003. In addition, he is a director of the two public companies noted below. Mr. Riley previously served as a director of GMP Capital, Inc. (TSX: GMP), an investment dealer, from 2009 to 2017, Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT) from 2011 to 2017 and Manitoba Hydro, a Canadian Crown corporation, where he also served as Chairman of the board of directors from May 2016 to March 2018. He has also previously served as a director of Molson, Inc. Mr. Riley is also involved with various community organizations, including serving as Chairman of the University of Winnipeg Foundation, past Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg and past Chairman of the Manitoba Business Council. Mr. Riley holds a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University and is a Member of the Order of Manitoba and the Order of Canada.

Committee Assignment:

  • Compensation and Human Resources 
  • Governance (Independent Member)

Canadian Public Company Boards:

  • Canadian Western Bank (TSX: CWB) since 2011.
  • The North West Company (TSX: NWC) since 2002 (current chairman)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Finance Expertise
  • P&L Management and Operations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Leadership Experience in Highly Regulated Global Industry
  • Experience as a Chief Executive Officer
  • Outside Public Board Experience
H. Sanford Riley

Douglas D. Tough

DIRECTOR SINCE 2012

Mr. Tough was the Chief Executive Officer of International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), a creator and manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, from March 2010 to September 2014. He also served as IFF’s Chairman of the board of directors from March 2010 to December 2014. After joining IFF’s board of directors in 2008, he served as its non-executive Chairman of the board from October 2009 to March 2010, when he became IFF’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Tough holds an M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and a B.B.A. from the University of Kentucky.

Committee Assignment:

  • Compensation & Human Resources

Skills, Attributes and Qualifications:

  • Multi-brand International Company Experience
  • Food and Beverage Company Experience
  • P&L Management
  • Experience as a Chief Executive Officer
  • Other Director Experience
  • Advanced Business Degree
Douglas D. Tough

Louis Vachon

DIRECTOR SINCE 2012

Mr. Vachon has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bank of Canada since June 2007. He has also served as a director of the National Bank of Canada since 2006. He has been with National Bank of Canada since 1996, where he has taken positions of increasing responsibility. He also currently serves as a director of Groupe CH Inc. and of the OSMO Foundation, and has, in the past, held a variety of other board positions. Mr. Vachon has been an Officer of the Ordre national du Québec since 2019. He is a Member of the Order of Canada and the Ordre de Montréal, as well as a recipient of the Global Citizens Award from the United Nations Association in Canada. In 2014, Mr. Vachon was named Chief Executive Officer of the year by the Canadian Business magazine. Mr. Vachon holds a Master's degree in International Finance from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Bates College. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA®.

Committee Assignment:

  • Finance (Chair)

Canadian Public Company Boards:

  • National Bank of Canada (TSX: NBC) since 2006

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Financial Markets
  • Financing
  • Strategy
  • Experience as a Chief Executive Officer
  • Canadian Market Experience
  • Outside Public Board Experience
Louis Vachon

James "Sandy" A. Winnefeld, Jr.

DIRECTOR SINCE 2020

Admiral Winnefeld retired from the United States Navy in July 2015 after serving as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the United States’ number two ranking military officer, from August 2011 until July 2015. Prior to his retirement, Admiral Winnefeld had a 37-year career in the United States Navy, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility, including Commander, U.S. Northern Command, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet, and Commander, Allied Joint Command Lisbon. He is currently a Professor of International Affairs at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School at Harvard University. Since January 2017, Admiral Winnefeld has served on the board of directors of Raytheon Company (Raytheon), a NYSE-listed major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation (NYSE: RTN), and currently serves on Raytheon’s finance, compensation and special activities committees. Admiral Winnefeld has also served as a director of various private companies, including Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, a privately-held laundry equipment manufacturer, Cytec Defense Materials LLC, a privately-held composite materials distributor, for which he also serves as Chairman, and Enterprise Holdings, Inc., a privately-held vehicle rental, fleet management and automobile sales company. He is also an advisor to various companies, including BDT Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, and a strategic advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, among others. Admiral Winnefeld and his spouse Mary are also the co-founders of the non-profit organization, Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic. In addition, he is a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology Advisory Board and the Board of Advisors of the Georgia Institute of Technology Research Institute and a Trustee of the Naval Academy Foundation athletics and scholarship programs. Admiral Winnefeld holds a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the Naval War College and the Naval Nuclear Power School.

Committee Assignment:

  • Audit
  • Compensation & Human Resources

U.S. Public Company Boards:

  • Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) since 2017 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Senior Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategy
  • International and Governmental Affairs Experience
  • Corporate Governance
  • Outside Public Board Experience
James "Sandy" A. Winnefeld Jr.