FDBusiness.com

Molson Coors Names Simon Cox as CEO Europe

 Breaking News
  • Sysco Grows European Business Sysco Corporation is to acquire Kent Frozen Foods, a successful UK-based food service distributor with revenue in the year ended 31st December 2016 of £47 million. The acquisition, which is conditional upon approval from the Competition and Markets Authority, will see Kent Frozen Foods join Sysco’s other UK businesses, including Brakes, Fresh Direct and M&J [...]...
  • Nestlé Nominates Three New Independent Directors to its Board Nestlé has announced that it proposes Pablo Isla, Chief Executive Officer of Inditex; Kasper Rorsted, Chief Executive Officer of adidas; and Kimberly A. Ross, former Chief Financial Officer of Baker Hughes, for election to its Board of Directors. The elections will take place at the company’s Annual General Meeting on April 12, 2018. At that time, three current directors, [...]...
  • Increased Funding For Promoting Europe’s Agricultural Products The European Commission has launched the calls for proposals for programmes to promote European agricultural products throughout the world and within the EU. A total of €169 million is available to co-finance the programmes, up from €142 million in 2017. Programmes can cover a wide range of issues from general campaigns on healthy eating to [...]...
  • The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision to Help Create a World Without Waste The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030. This goal is the centerpiece of the Company’s new packaging vision for a World Without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to back with a multi-year investment that [...]...
  • Partnership that Mitigates Cross Contamination Fits Like a Glove Two world leaders in their respective fields have combined their expertise to create Europe’s first bona fide antimicrobial nitrile gloves. Unigloves new Fortified single use gloves incorporate silver ion technology from BioCote®, which has been scientifically proven to destroy 90% of bacteria within just 15 minutes and 99.5% in only two hours – BioCote is also proven effective [...]...

Molson Coors Names Simon Cox as CEO Europe

Molson Coors Names Simon Cox as CEO Europe
September 09
11:01 2014

Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced that Simon Cox (pictured), Managing Director of Molson Coors – UK and Ireland, will take over as CEO Europe succeeding Mark Hunter, who will take the top job at Molson Coors Brewing Company when current President and CEO Peter Swinburn retires at the end of the year. The position reports directly to the CEO of the global business and serves on the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Simon Cox Cox, a Master Brewer by training, is currently Managing Director of the UK and Ireland for Molson Coors. He has held a number of senior leadership positions with Carlsberg and Molson Coors since he joined the industry in 1989.

Simon Cox Cox joined Molson Coors in 2005 as Director of Supply Chain Strategy, based in Burton-on-Trent and developed increasing responsibility through senior positions as strategy director, then Managing Director – Independent On Premise, before taking over the UK & Ireland business in 2012.

“We are fortunate to have someone with such broad experience in the industry and such extensive knowledge of our business to lead our European organization,” remarks Peter Swinburn, President & CEO, Molson Coors. “With more than 25 years in the beer industry and more than 9 with Molson Coors, Simon has been directly engaged as a senior executive in building our expanded European business since the successful acquisition of StarBev two years ago.”

“Simon Cox brings exceptional operations expertise and strong, proven business leadership skills to the chief executive position. He is both a master brewer and a top-tier commercial leader,” says Mark Hunter, President & CEO, Molson Coors Europe. “Under his leadership, the UK business has seen consistent strong performance improvement over the past two years, and his extensive international experience makes him especially well-suited for this pan-European role.”

Simon Cox’s position as CEO Molson Coors Europe is effective from January 1st 2015.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • January 19, 2018International Green Week
  • January 20, 2018Sigep Rimini
  • January 24, 2018International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS)
  • January 28, 2018ProSweets Cologne (Int'l Sweets and Biscuits Fair)
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements