MillerCoors Recognized for Its Commitment to Hispanic Business

MillerCoors Recognized for Its Commitment to Hispanic Business

Brewing Company Receives the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) President's Award


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CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — MillerCoors has been awarded the coveted United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) President’s Award, during the organization’s recent 30th Annual Convention and Business Expo in Denver, Colorado. The President’s Award, formerly known as Corporation of the Year, recognizes global corporations for their outstanding achievements and innovations that contribute to the success of Hispanic business owners.

The nation’s second largest beer company was recognized for its exceptional leadership and commitment to the Hispanic business community, both nationally and globally. Ed McBrien, president, Western Region, accepted the award on behalf of MillerCoors at the awards gala on Saturday night. “Receiving this prestigious award from the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is an honor; an acknowledgement that MillerCoors is working to create America’s best beer company by expanding economic opportunities in the diverse communities we operate and sell beer,” said Leo Keily, CEO, MillerCoors. “We are firmly committed to investing in, and providing resources to foster the success of Hispanic business owners.”

Nominated and selected by a special award committee, the selection criteria is based upon weighing each corporation’s efforts in community service, advocacy, leadership, corporate diversity, national outreach efforts and the providing of procurement opportunities.

About MillerCoors

Built on a foundation of great beer brands and more than 288 years of brewing heritage, MillerCoors continues the commitment of its founders to brew the highest quality beers. MillerCoors is the second largest beer company in America, capturing nearly 30 percent of U.S. beer sales. Led by two of the best-selling beers in the industry, MillerCoors has a broad portfolio of highly complementary brands across every major industry segment. Miller Lite is the great tasting beer that established the American light beer category in 1975, and Coors Light is the brand that introduced consumers to refreshment as cold as the Rockies. MGD 64 completes the company”’s premium light beer portfolio, offering consumers fresh, crisp taste at just 64 calories. MillerCoors brews premium beers Coors Banquet and Miller Genuine Draft; and economy brands Miller High Life and Keystone Light. The company also imports Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Grolsch and Molson Canadian and offers innovative products such as Miller Chill and Sparks. MillerCoors features craft brews from the Jacob Leinenkugel Company, Blue Moon Brewing Company and the Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Company. MillerCoors operates eight major breweries in the U.S., as well as the Leinenkugel’s craft brewery in Chippewa Falls, WI and two microbreweries, the 10th Street Brewery in Milwaukee and the Blue Moon Brewing Company at Coors Field in Denver. MillerCoors vision is to create America’s best beer company by driving profitable industry growth. MillerCoors insists on building its brands the right way through brewing quality, responsible marketing and environmental and community impact. MillerCoors is a joint venture of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Company.

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MillerCoors Recognized for Its Commitment to Hispanic Business