TAP Molson Coors Beverage

Filed: 3 Nov 21, 6:00am
Washington, D.C. 20549


Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 1, 2021

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission File Number: 001-14829
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

P.O. Box 4030, NH353, Golden, Colorado 80401
1555 Notre Dame Street East, Montréal, Quebec, Canada H2L 2R5
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(303) 279-6565 / (514) 521-1786
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
 Trading Symbols
 Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01
 TAP.A New York Stock Exchange
Class B Common Stock, par value $0.01
 New York Stock Exchange
1.25% Senior Notes due 2024
 New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

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Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrnagements of Certain Officers.
On November 1, 2021, Simon Cox, the President & Chief Executive Officer, Europe of Molson Coors Beverage Company (the “Company”), gave written notice that he will retire from his position effective as of the close of business on December 31, 2021.  His retirement is not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
In addition, on November 3, 2021, Sergey Yeskov was named as the President and Chief Executive Officer, Europe to replace Mr. Cox effective on January 1, 2022. 
Sergey Yeskov, age 45, has served as Managing Director of Central and Eastern Europe for Molson Coors Beverage Company, since April 2020.  He was the President and Chief  Executive Officer of Molson Coors International from January 2018 to April 2020.  From December 2016 to December 2017, he served as Chief Sales and Customer Excellence Officer, Molson Coors Canada.
On November 3, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the above management changes.  A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date:November 3, 2021By:/s/ Eric Gunning
   Eric Gunning
   Interim Chief Legal and Government Affairs Officer
   and Secretary