– USA, CO – Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP; TSX: TPX) announced that payments technology executive Betty DeVita has joined its board of directors. Her nomination was approved at the Company’s most recent Annual Stockholder meeting.
“We welcome Betty to our board and look forward to benefitting from her extensive experience leveraging consumer insights and digital commerce”
DeVita is the chief commercial officer, Commerce Platform, at Mastercard, focused on expanding adoption of the company’s digital solutions. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.
“We welcome Betty to our board and look forward to benefitting from her extensive experience leveraging consumer insights and digital commerce,” said Geoff Molson, Chairman of Molson Coors Brewing Company. “She brings tremendous capabilities in the areas of global brand building, innovation and building value-added partnerships around the world, all of which are essential ingredients in our pursuit of becoming the first choice for consumers and customers.”
About Betty DeVita
Prior to her current role, DeVita served as president of Mastercard Canada. There, she oversaw regional strategy, business development, acceptance expansion, operations, regulatory, marketing and product introductions, with a mandate for continued growth and innovation.
Before joining Mastercard in September 2010, DeVita served as chairman and CEO of Citibank Canada, where she led the franchise and its 5,000 employees with accountability across all lines of business. She previously worked in Citibank divisions in Latin America, the U.S. and Asia.
DeVita served on the Executive Council of the Canadian Bankers Association and in 2014 was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network Hall of Fame as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women. She serves on multiple boards serving on audit and governance committees, and is currently the chair of the Ted Rogers business school advisory council at Ryerson University. She holds a Bachelor of Science from St. John’s University in New York and is a graduate of the CEO Certificate program at Wharton-KMA in Seoul, South Korea.
About Molson Coors Brewing Company
Molson Coors Brewing Company is a leading global brewer delivering extraordinary brands that delight the world’s beer drinkers. It brews, markets and sells a portfolio of leading premium brands such as Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Carling, Staropramen and Blue Moon across The Americas, Europe and Asia. It operates in Canada through Molson Coors Canada; in the US through MillerCoors; across Europe through Molson Coors Europe; and outside these core markets through Molson Coors International. The company has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the past four years and was named global Beverage Sector Leader in 2012 and 2013.
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