Mr. Molson has served as Chairman and a General Partner (since December 2009), and is the President and Chief Executive Officer (since June 2011) of the CH Group Limited Partnership, owner of the Montréal Canadiens Hockey Club, Evenko and The Bell Centre. From 2006 to December 2009, Mr. Molson served as Vice-President of Marketing for Molson. He previously served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 2004 to 2005, Vice President of Quality and Distributor Development from 2001 to 2004, and Key Account Sales Manager — Canada and Director of Trade Marketing from 1999 to 2001, for Molson USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company. He was a senior consultant at CSC Consulting (formerly The Kalchas Group), a strategy consultancy firm, from 1996 to 1999. Prior to this he worked in media at The Coca-Cola Company.
Mr. Molson holds an MBA from Babson Business School and a BA from St. Lawrence University. Mr. Molson is a member of The Molson Foundation, a family foundation dedicated to the betterment of Canadian society, as well as St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation and the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation. He currently represents Molson Coors as Ambassador, representing the Molson family in key strategic areas of the business. He has served as a Director of Rona Inc. since May 2012.
As a member of the Molson family, which has been instrumental in developing the Canadian beer business since it opened the now-oldest brewery in North America in 1786, Mr. Molson brings to the Board extensive knowledge of the Company’s history and culture, and the perspective of a long-term, highly committed stockholder. He also brings experience in beer sales, marketing, distributor development and key account management. Additionally, Mr. Molson brings experience in the sports and entertainment industry, which is an important marketing platform for the company.