Franklin W. Hobbs

Director of Molson Coors since: 2005; Independent Director

Mr. Hobbs has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ribbon Communications Inc. f/k/a Sonus Networks, Inc. since December 2017 and on their board of directors since November 2017. He has also served as an advisor to One Equity Partners, a private equity investment firm, since 2004. He currently serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Ally Financial Inc. and is on the board of directors of the U.S. Fund of UNICEF. He previously served as Chairman of the supervisory board of BAWAG P.S.K. from March 2013 to March 2017 and on the board of directors of Lord, Abbett, & Co. unitl April 2018. Mr. Hobbs also previously served as a director of Molson Coors’ predecessor company, Adolph Coors Company, since 2001. In 2014, he was named an Outstanding Director of the Year by the Financial Times for his role at Ally Financial Inc. Mr. Hobbs is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Committee Assignment:
  • Audit
  • Finance
U.S. Public Company Boards:
  • Ribbon Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: RBBN) since 2017.
  • Ally Financial Inc. (New York Stock Exchange (NYSE): ALLY) since 2009.
Skills, Attributes and Qualifications:
  • Financial Expert
  • Investment Banking
  • Audit
  • P&L Management
  • Experience as a Chief Executive Officer
  • Knowledge of our Company
  • Advanced Business Degree
  • Long-term Director

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