– USA, CO / CANADA, Montreal – Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP; TSX: TPX) today announced that consumer product executive Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh will join its board of directors, effective immediately.
Ferguson-McHugh is the Group President of Global Family Care for Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), one of the world’s largest makers of consumer packaged goods. P&G has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always, Bounty, Charmin, Crest, Gillette, Olay, Oral-B, Pampers, Pantene and Tide.
“Mary Lynn is a tremendous addition to our board of directors and we look forward to benefitting from her global leadership experience in consumer products,” said Chairman of the Board Geoff Molson. “She brings tremendous capabilities in the areas of brand building, innovation and consumer insight, all of which are essential ingredients in our pursuit of becoming the first choice for consumers and customers.”
Ferguson-McHugh joins the Molson Coors board of directors as an independent director and replaces Dr. Francesco Bellini, who stepped down as a director last year. With her appointment, the Molson Coors board of directors now comprises fourteen directors.
About Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh
Ferguson-McHugh joined P&G in 1986 as an assistant brand manager for Vicks NyQuil. As P&G’s business leader for paper towels, tissues and toilet paper, Ferguson-McHugh served as President for Global Family Care in 2010 and resumed leadership of the global Family Care business as Group President in 2014. She has also previously served as Group President for Europe.
Ferguson-McHugh has been named one of the most powerful women in Europe by Fortune magazine. She has served as a member of the boards of the Art Academy of Cincinnati and the YWCA.
Ferguson-McHugh earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of the Pacific. Additionally, she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a Master of Business Administration.
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. Molson Coors is constantly looking for ways to improve its Beer Print.
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