The trend of complication of Russian beer market is going on and in several directions at the same time. The range has got wider, the import and small segments are growing, namely craft beer, alcohol-free beer and special flavor beer. At the same time, all ex-mega brands and light lagers by Russian brewers are experiencing a decline of their shares. AB InBev Efes, Heineken, MBC and Pivzavod Trekhsosenskiy have exceeded the market, Carlsberg was developing slower than the market and Ochakovo as well as some other mid-sized breweries have been cutting down their volumes. To a big extent brewers’ performance was connected to their ability to reach agreement with networks, sacrifice their margin and enter new markets. Craft brewers are facing a serious danger of producers’ registration introduction – de facto licensing. ...
The global outlooks of the legal market of cannabis are excellent. It is possible to simultaneously imagine dry law repeal and craft brewing boom but not in one but in several consumer categories. For alcohol is contained in liquids and cannabis derivatives can be in three physical forms. The value of legal market of cannabis and its products can reach 10% of the world beer market in five years, and in 2030-2040 even reach the same scope provided the current rates of legalization and development of market infrastructure remain at the same level. Cannabinoids are actively integrating into the food industry from chewing gum to beverages deforming the pharmaceutical and alcohol markets, they influence the trends of healthy lifestyle and beauty. ...
Beer market of Kazakhstan acquired both traits of East European countries and South Eastern Asia taking a transitional position between them by many criteria and consumption style. Yet there is a positive trend in beer production which differs Kazakhstan from most of the neighboring countries. The market has remained consolidated in the hands of two international players because of its small size. However, it faces dynamic processes such as fast growth of draft beer sales, up and downs of regional companies and Carlsberg Group’s ultimate expansion. Excessive mainstream segment has declined over the recent years, yet, Zhigulevskoe and national brands with regional links have yielded their positions to a range of new products. In our review special attention was paid to regional analysis of the markets. In 14 regions of Kazakhstan we compared the companies’ positions, the market price segmentation and DIOT channel development. Besides we have compared the beer market of Kazakhstan to neighboring countries. ...
Andrew Molson will assume the role of chairman and Pete Coors will assume the role of vice chairman
"As incoming chairman, I wish to thank Pete for his valuable contribution during his term. I look forward to continued engagement with our strong, independent board as we further strengthen and expand Molson Coors' position as a leading global brewer. Our entire organization is focused on creating even greater value for our shareholders through global growth and a unique brand portfolio. On behalf of the Molson family, I look forward to continued success in this great partnership."
Pete Coors commented, "I am pleased to be passing the chairmanship to Andrew, a seventh-generation member of the Molson family and I look forward to his leadership and our continued strong relationship. As we look to the future, both families continue to share a long-term commitment to the beer industry and this company. Our generations of family leadership drive us to take a long-term view of building value by investing in brands, attracting and retaining the best talent, and ensuring quality across the entire enterprise."
Andrew Molson has been a member of the Molson Coors board of directors since 2005. He is a partner and vice chairman of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, a Montreal-based holding and management company for two leading professional services firms, NATIONAL Public Relations and Cohn & Wolfe | Canada. He is a director of DundeeWealth, Groupe Desch?nes and of the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club. Mr. Molson is president of the Molson Foundation and serves on the board of directors of several other non-profit, business and community institutions. He is a member of the Quebec Bar and holds an AB from Princeton University and a Masters in corporate governance and ethics (Msc) from the University of London (Birkbeck College).
Pete Coors is chairman of the board of MillerCoors, Molson Coors' US joint venture. He previously served as chairman of the board of Adolph Coors Company from 2002 to 2005, and was chief executive officer from May 2000 to July 2002. Mr. Coors also served as a director of Coors Brewing Company, the company's US-based subsidiary, beginning in 1973. In 2002, he was named executive chairman, and was chief executive officer from 1992 to 2000. He joined Adolph Coors Company in 1971 where he held a number of executive and management positions. Mr. Coors is a director of both Energy Corporation of America and University of Colorado Hospital, and serves as chairman of the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation. Mr. Coors also serves on the board and executive committee of the National Western Stock Show Association.
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, Blue Moon, and Keystone Light across The Americas, Europe and Asia. It operates in Canada through Molson Coors Canada; in the US through MillerCoors; in the U.K. and Ireland through Molson Coors UK; and outside these core markets through Molson Coors International. For more information on Molson Coors Brewing Company and our portfolio of brands, visit the company's Web site, www.molsoncoors.com
27 мая. 2011