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 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 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 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 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 CEO from 1992 to 2000. He also served Adolph Coors Company as Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2002 and as chairman of the Board of Directors 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 Western Stock Show Association, 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 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, Mr. Molson is a partner and chairman of RES PUBLICA, the parent company of AVENIR GLOBAL. He also serves as vice chair of our Board of Directors. 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, and the Québec Blue Cross. He previously served as a director of The Group Jean Coutu PJC Inc. from 2014 to 2018. At various times since 2011, Mr. Molson has served as the chair and vice chair of our Board. 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. He is a Member of the Order of Canada and Knight of the National Order of Québec.

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
  • CEO experience
  • Public Relations Experience
  • Corporate Governance Expertise
  • Canadian Beer Business Expertise
  • Outside public board experience
  • Digital experience
Andrew T. Molson

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 pet care products and services, from 2020 to 2021. From 2015 to 2020, she served as the Chief Procurement Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE: CCL). From 2008 to 2015, she served as Chief Procurement Officer at Kraft Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: KHC) and then Mondelēz International Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) when it was spun off from Kraft Foods in 2012. Ms. Brown served as vice president of corporate procurement and contract manufacturing at The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) from 2005 to 2008. From 2004 to 2005, she served as senior director of procurement for global direct materials and strategic sourcing at The Gillette Company Inc. From 2001 to 2003 she served as director of 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 (NYSE: PG), including senior purchasing manager from 1995 to 1999. She has served as a director of Shutterfly Inc., an American photography, photography products, and image sharing company, since 2020, Solo Brands, Inc. (NYSE: DTC), a direct-to-consumer platform for rapidly growing lifestyle brands, since 2021, Pioneer TopCo GP LLC, the owner of the Venetian Resort and Sands Expo and Convention Center, since 2022, and The Honest Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNST), a brand dedicated to creating safe and effective personal and household consumer products, since 2022. Ms. Brown holds an Honors Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.

Committee Assignment:

  • Compensation and HR

U.S. Public Company Boards:

  • Solo Brands, Inc. (NYSE: DTC) since 2021
  • The Honest Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNST) since 2022

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
  • Global Sustainability Experience
  • Outside public board experience
Julia Brown

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 Coors 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, the Coors Western Art Advisory Committee and Visit Denver. Mr. Coors holds a Master of Business Administration and Master 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:

  • Governance

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
  • Alcoholic spirits distillation and distribution experience
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 served as CEO of Family Care and New Business at The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) from July 2019 to October 2021. She was with P&G since 1986 in various roles of increasing responsibility. In particular, before serving in her last position, she served as group president, Global Family Care and P&G Ventures from November 2015 to June 2019. From 2011 to 2014, she served as group president, Western Europe, and then as Group President, Europe. Since 2022, she has served as a director of Gojo Industries Inc., a privately held manufacturer of hand hygiene and skin care products, and of FJ Management Inc., an operator of convenience stores, oil and refining, banking and insurance businesses. Ms. Ferguson-McHugh holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Pacific.

Committee Assignment:

  • Compensation & Human Resources (Chair)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • P&L Management
  • Operations Background
  • Brand building, marketing and innovation expertise
  • Consumer Insight Experience
  • Consumer-Packaged Goods Experience
  • Supply chain and logistics experience
  • Digital experience
Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh

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 CEO of MillerCoors (n/k/a Molson Coors Beverage Company USA LLC), our U.S. business, from July 2015. Prior to joining MillerCoors, 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 CFO of MillerCoors. He also served as senior vice president of 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 CFO 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.

Committee Assignment:

  • None

Skills and Qualifications:

  • President and CEO of our company
  • Beer business experience
  • Former CFO of our company
  • International business expertise
  • P&L Management
  • Financial expertise
  • Digital expertise
  • Corporate development/M&A experience
Gavin Hattersley

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

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 CEO of CH Group Limited Partnership since 2011, which owns the Montréal Canadiens, the Bell Centre, L'Équipe Spectra and Gestion evenko. He 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 Montréal 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 a Master of Business Administration from Babson Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from St. Lawrence University. He is a Member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Québec.

Committee Assignment:

  • Governance

Skills and Qualifications:

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

Nessa O'Sullivan

DIRECTOR SINCE 2020

Ms. O’Sullivan is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Brambles Limited (Brambles), a logistics company with operations in over 60 countries (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 (ASX: CCL), including five years from 2010 to 2015 as the Group CFO. From 2000 to 2005, she served as CFO of the South Pacific Region of Yum! Brands Inc., an American quick-service food corporation (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
  • Finance

Australian Public Company Boards:

  • Brambles Limited (ASX: BXBLY) since April 2017

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Financial Expertise and Audit Experience
  • Public company CFO experience
  • Sustainability/ESG experience
  • Operations background
  • International business experience
  • Global brands experience
  • Consumer-packaged goods experience, including food and beverage
  • Supply chain and logistics experience
  • Strategy, corporate development/M&A and capital markets experience
  • Outside public company 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

Louis Vachon

DIRECTOR SINCE 2012

Mr. Vachon served as president and CEO of the National Bank of Canada (TSX: NBC) from June 2007 to October 2021. He also served as a director of the National Bank of Canada from 2006 to 2021. He joined National Bank of Canada in 1996, where he took on positions of increasing responsibility prior to his retirement as its president and CEO. He serves as a director of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX: ATD.A) and Groupe CH Inc., and has, in the past, held a variety of other board positions. He is a Member of the Order of Canada, Officer of the National Order of Québec and Knight of the Order of Montréal. Mr. Vachon holds a Master of International Business degree in international finance from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Bates College, and a CFA certification from the CFA Institute.

Committee Assignment:

  • Finance (Chair)

Canadian Public Company Boards:

  • Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX: ATD.A) since 2021

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Financial Markets Expertise
  • Financing Experience
  • Strategic planning experience
  • CEO experience
  • Canadian Market Experience
  • Outside Public Board Experience
Louis Vachon

Leroy J. Williams, Jr.

DIRECTOR SINCE 2022

Mr. Williams is the founder and CEO of CyberTekIQ LLC, an information technology consulting firm, a position he has held since 2016. He previously served as the Global Chief Information Officer of Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) from 2005 until 2016. Prior to that role, Mr. Williams held multiple cabinet level positions with the State of Colorado, including Secretary of Technology and acting executive director for the Department of Labor & Employment. He also serves as a director of UMB Financial Corporation (NYSE: UMBF). In addition, Mr. Williams serves as a director of J.E. Dunn Construction Group and the Daniels Fund, and as board advisor for Taiga Biotechnologies Inc. He began his career working in the telecommunications industry at Qwest Communications and its affiliates. Prior to his career in telecommunications, he worked in the financial services industry for Norwest (now Wells Fargo). He also served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Williams received his Master of Business Administration from University of Denver and his Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Management from Denver Technical College.

Committee Assignment:

  • None – New Director Nominee

U.S. Public Company Boards:

  • UMB Financial Corporation (NYSE:UMBF) since 2016

Skills and Qualifications:

  • CEO experience
  • Global Technology and cybersecurity expertise
  • M&A experience
  • Financial services / banking experience
  • P&L management
  • Outside public board experience
Leroy J. Williams, Jr.

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, Adm. Winnefeld had a 37-year career in the U.S. Navy, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility, including Commander, U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM); Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD); Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet; and Commander, Allied Joint Command Lisbon. He is 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, Adm. Winnefeld has served on the board of directors of Raytheon Technologies Corporation (NYSE: RTX) and serves on Raytheon’s human capital and compensation and finance committees and as chair of its special activities committee. Adm. Winnefeld also serves 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, among others. Adm. Winnefeld and his spouse Mary are also the co-founders of the nonprofit organization, Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic (S.A.F.E.). In addition, he is a member of the Georgia Tech Foundation Inc. Board of Trustees, the Georgia Tech Research Institute External Advisory Council, and serves as the Chair of President Biden’s Intelligence Advisory Board. 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 Experience
  • Global Technology and Cybersecurity Expertise
  • International and Governmental Affairs Experience
  • Global Security Environment Expertise
  • Human Resource Management Expertise
  • Strategic Planning Experience
  • Risk Management/Oversight Expertise
  • Outside Public Board Experience
James "Sandy" A. Winnefeld Jr.