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October 30, 2013

Natural dietary supplement and OTC product maker Quantum Health has hired a new CEO, the company said.

EUGENE, Ore. — Natural dietary supplement and OTC product maker Quantum Health has hired a new CEO, the company said.

Quantum Health announced that it had hired Jason Pellegrini, who previously served as VP sales for the grocery channel at MillerCoors. Pellegrini has also previously worked for LivePlanet, Viant, Mitchell Madison Group and ACNielsen. He started with Quantum Health in August.

May 30, 2013

Molson Coors Brewing Company is showcasing a global lineup of product innovations designed to expand its portfolio and provide consumers with variety as the summer season kicks off. The company has planned new releases in Canada, Europe and the United States.

DENVER & MONTREAL — Molson Coors Brewing Company is showcasing a global lineup of product innovations designed to expand its portfolio and provide consumers with variety as the summer season kicks off. The company has planned new releases in Canada, Europe and the United States.

June 21, 2012

The beer category wants its mojo back. After losing share to wine, spirits and small breweries for several years, major brewers are out to win consumers back to the category with new products that are a big departure from their classic offerings.

The beer category wants its mojo back. After losing share to wine, spirits and small breweries for several years, major brewers are out to win consumers back to the category with new products that are a big departure from their classic offerings.

The success of Bud Light Platinum, with its higher alcohol content and sweeter taste, has sparked a flurry of flavored malt beverages into the beer market. This year alone, Anheuser-Busch InBev is launching nearly 20 new products to the U.S. market.

June 1, 2012

Molson Coors has expanded its board of directors with the addition of two independent directors.

DENVER and MONTREAL — Molson Coors has expanded its board of directors with the addition of two independent directors.

Yum! Brands COO Roger Eaton and National Bank of Canada president, director and CEO Louis Vachon replace retiring directors John Cleghorn and David O'Brien. With the appointment of Eaton and Vachon, the Molson Coors board of directors is comprised of 14 directors.

May 23, 2012

Molson Coors has rolled out new products and packaging innovations.

DENVER, Colo. — Molson Coors has rolled out new products and packaging innovations.

In the United States, the company has introduced the caramel apple spiced ale under its Blue Moon brand and will roll out such brews as lemon berry shandy and snowdrift vanilla porter from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. during the fall and winter. What's more, the company's MillerCoors division is rolling out Batch 19, a pre-Prohibition style lager, nationwide.

May 11, 2012

Coors Light is marking the beginning of summer with the release of sleek, new special-edition Silver Bullet Summer packaging.

CHICAGO — Coors Light is marking the beginning of summer with the release of sleek, new special-edition Silver Bullet Summer packaging.

Not hitting store shelves, certain packs of Coors Light 12-oz. bottles and cans feature a distinctive, all-silver design, as well as the brand's Cold Activated blue mountains. The Silver Bullet Summer packaging will be available for about 10 weeks in all varieties of 12-oz. cans, as well as 24-loose and 6-pack 12-oz. bottles.

April 17, 2012

Coors Light is kicking up its sponsorship of Mexico's Primera soccer division by reaching out to Hispanic consumers with new digital efforts.

CHICAGO — Coors Light is kicking up its sponsorship of Mexico's Primera soccer division by reaching out to Hispanic consumers with new digital efforts.

Coors Light, a U.S. sponsor of the league, said it's now giving soccer fans on-the-go access to in-depth and exclusive articles on the Primera Division, the latest scores, stats and highlights by expanding FanaticosDelFrio.com, a website that offers the league's fans exclusive content and was launched last year. Extensions of the site include:

March 8, 2012

Molson Coors is slated to launch new beers in 2012, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — Molson Coors is slated to launch new beers in 2012, according to published reports.

Coors Light Iced T will go on sale first in Canada ahead of a possible rollout in the United States, according to Reuters. In 2011, Coors Light became the nation’s second-biggest beer brand, surpassing Budweiser for the first time ever, according to MillerCoors CEO Tom Long. What's more, the company also will launch Carling Zest, a limited-time-only beer with citrus flavors, as well as an autumn-inspired Leinenkugels beer.

January 23, 2012

Molson Coors has combined two senior positions on its executive leadership team into one.

DENVER — Molson Coors has combined two senior positions on its executive leadership team into one.

The company said its chief legal officer Samuel Walker now will serve as chief people and legal officer. Molsons Coors' current chief people officer, Ralph Hargrow, is stepping down from his role to pursue other career opportunities.

Walker has served as VP and global chief legal officer since the merger of Molson and Coors in 2005. Previously, he was U.S. and worldwide chief legal officer and group VP at Coors Brewing Co. since 2002.

January 4, 2012

The drug store channel has had strong sales in the beer category despite lackluster industry performance. Dollar sales for the beer category in drug were up nearly 6% for the year to date ended Oct. 30, 2011, according to SymphonyIRI Group data.

The drug store channel has had strong sales in the beer category despite lackluster industry performance. Dollar sales for the beer category in drug were up nearly 6% for the year to date ended Oct. 30, 2011, according to SymphonyIRI Group data. Food and convenience store beer sales were up only 0.6% and 2%, respectively.

November 15, 2011

Harris Teeter and MillerCoors on Tuesday announced that the companies jointly will host Operation Homefront Thanksgiving Feast for Military Families on Nov. 22.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter and MillerCoors on Tuesday announced that the companies jointly will host Operation Homefront Thanksgiving Feast for Military Families on Nov. 22.

Families of DC National Guard members will arrive at the DC Armory to greet a Harris Teeter tractor trailer filled with traditional holiday dinners. Thanks to the support of MillerCoors and Operation Homefront, Harris Teeter is providing 400 families — many of which have loved ones deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan over the holidays — with fully prepared turkey dinners.

August 24, 2011

Molson Coors has expanded its leadership team, the brewing company announced Wednesday.

DENVER and MONTREAL — Molson Coors has expanded its leadership team, the brewing company announced Wednesday.

May 31, 2011

Molson Coors' Andrew Molson and Pete Coors have switched roles.

DENVER, Colo. — Molson Coors' Andrew Molson and Pete Coors have switched roles.

The brewing company said that Molson, the company's current vice chairman, has assumed the role of chairman, while Coors, its current chairman, has stepped in as vice chairman. The planned transition is consistent with the company's by-laws, which allow the chairman and vice chairman to alternate between the Molson and Coors families every two years.

April 28, 2011

The joint venture of SABMiller and Molson Coors has appointed a new CEO.

DENVER — The joint venture of SABMiller and Molson Coors has appointed a new CEO.

MillerCoors on Wednesday said that it is promoting its current chief commercial officer, Tom Long, to CEO, following the retirement of current CEO Leo Kiely, who will leave his post June 1.

January 17, 2011

When life hands MillerCoors lemons, they make flavored beer.

CHICAGO — When life hands MillerCoors lemons, they make flavored beer.

MillerCoors is planning to expand its MGD 64 beer, a low-calorie take on Miller Genuine Draft, with a lemonade flavor, according to published reports.

November 18, 2010

One of the nation's largest brewing companies has appointed a new member to serve on...

DENVER — One of the nation's largest brewing companies has appointed a new member to serve on its board of directors.

Brian Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro, joined Molson Coors' board, effective immediately. Goldner is the ninth independent director following a search to replace Pam Patsley, who stepped down as a director in December 2009. The Molson Coors board of directors is comprised of 14 directors.

 

August 30, 2010

Coors is launching a resealable bottle this September in line with football season....

August 12, 2010

MillerCoors has developed a company that focuses on craft and import beers....