Mr. Kandy Anand was appointed in 2016 as Chief Growth Officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company where he is responsible for generating organic and transformational growth through leading global insights, brands, customer excellence, innovation, strategy and M&A. Mr. Anand was instrumental in negotiating the $12 billion acquisition for full ownership of MillerCoors Brewing Company. Previously Kandy served as President and CEO of Molson Coors International (MCI) where he was responsible for the growth and expansion of the company’s business and brand portfolio in global markets outside of the US, Canada, UK and Central Europe as well as head of Strategy/M&A functions for the company. Appointed in December 2009, Kandy has helped significantly expand the company’s footprint in Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
Prior to joining Molson Coors, Mr. Anand served as President of Coca Cola’s Philippines Business Unit. While at Coca Cola, he also served as Vice President of Global Brands Marketing, Vice President of Commercial Leadership, as well as the Division Marketing Director for South Latin America. Prior to his time at Coca Cola, Mr. Anand served in various general management, marketing, and strategy roles over fifteen years with Unilever in India.
Mr. Anand served on the board of directors of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI) from November 2010 to 2017. Currently Mr. Anand is a member of the board of directors for Wingstop (NASDAQ: WING) and on the Advisory Board for University of Colorado Denver Business School.
Kandy holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.