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Vicky Cookson Appointed to Chief People Officer of Molson Coors Europe

  Vicky Cookson Appointed to Chief People Officer of Molson Coors Europe

Business Wire

DENVER & MONTREAL -- July 3, 2013

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP; TSX) today announced that Vicky
Cookson, former human resources director of Vodafone, will join the company as
Chief People Officer for Molson Coors Europe, based in Prague, Czech Republic,
effective September 1^st.

Cookson will report directly to the global chief legal and people officer, Sam
Walker and join the European leadership team, led by Mark Hunter. Cookson
brings a rich human resources background and years of international and cross
cultural experience to her new role at Molson Coors Europe, which has over
6,000 employees and operations in the UK, Ireland, Czech Republic, Hungary,
Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina and
Slovakia. She also has specialist experience in talent management, leadership
development and change management.

“We are excited to welcome Vicky, a highly distinguished and experienced
member of the human resources community, to our European team,” said Sam
Walker, global chief legal and people officer. “Her commitment and passion for
helping professionals grow and develop, coupled with her many years of people
strategy experience make her an ideal addition to our European leadership
team.”

Cooksonspent the last 13 years of her career at Vodafone,most recently
asthehuman resources director for the company’s Romanian business, where she
led a team of 70human resourcesand property professionals in the development
and implementationof the people strategy acrossalmost 4,000 employees. Prior
to this, she was the interim HR director for Vodafone Hungary. She also led
learning and developmentprograms across the Vodafone Group and the UK, as
well as leading internal communications for the UK business.Prior to joining
Vodafone, Vicky workedin a variety of different human resources rolesat
companiesincluding Camelot, Fujitsu, TXU Energy and Ionica PLC.

In January 2013, Molson Coors formed the Molson Coors Europe business segment
by combining its existing businesses in the UK and Ireland with its acquired
business in nine Central European countries.

About Molson Coors Brewing Company:

Molson Coors Brewing Company is one of the world’s largest brewers. The
Company’s operating segments include Canada, the United States, Europe, and
Molson Coors International (MCI). The Company has a diverse portfolio of owned
and partner brands, including signature brands Coors Light, Molson Canadian,
Staropramen and Carling. Molson Coors is listed as the beverage industry
sector leader on the 2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the most
recognized global benchmark of sustainability among global corporations. For
more information on Molson Coors Brewing Company, visit the company’s web
site, www.molsoncoors.com.

Contact:

Molson Coors Brewing Company
Colin Wheeler, 303-927-2443
colin.wheeler@molsoncoors.com
or
Sébastien Charbonneau, 514-598-6966
sebastien.charbonneau@molsoncoors.com
 
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