Eric Herbert Molson

Eric Herbert Molson, industrial capitalist (b at Montréal 16 Sept 1937). Molson was educated at Bishop's, Princeton and McGill.

Eric Herbert Molson

Eric Herbert Molson, industrial capitalist (b at Montréal 16 Sept 1937). Molson was educated at Bishop's, Princeton and McGill. In 1960 he entered the family-founded company, Molson Breweries of Canada, as an apprentice brewer, became assistant brewmaster 1962, brewmaster 1966, VP 1970 and president 1980. In June 1982 he became deputy chairman of the board of The Molson Companies Ltd, of which he and his family control a majority of the voting shares. Molson took up the chairmanship in 1988. He was named chancellor of Concordia University in Montreal in 1993.