Molson Coors names Hasbro executive as board member
DENVER — One of the nation’s largest brewing companies has appointed a new member to serve on its board of directors.
Brian Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro, joined Molson Coors’ board, effective immediately. Goldner is the ninth independent director following a search to replace Pam Patsley, who stepped down as a director in December 2009. The Molson Coors board of directors is comprised of 14 directors.
“We welcome Brian to our board and look forward to benefitting from his extensive global growth experience,” said Peter Coors, chairman of Molson Coors. “His proven ability to grow multibrand international companies will be a valuable asset in our continued pursuit to become a top global brewer.”
P&G, Walmart continue initiative with third family movie
CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble and Walmart are continuing their Family Movie Night initiative with a third made-for-TV family film.
The companies said that "A Walk in My Shoes," starring Nancy Travis, Philip Winchester and Yara Martinez, will premiere on Dec. 3 on NBC. The film builds on the success of the first two films in the Family Movie Night initiative, "Secrets of the Mountain" and "The Jensen Project."
"A Walk in My Shoes" also will feature a soundtrack produced by music mogul Randy Jackson that includes songs from such artists as Michael Johns, Judgement and Walking In Space, P&G and Walmart said. The "A Walk in My Shoes" DVD and soundtrack will be sold together in a bonus pack exclusively at Walmart starting Dec. 4.
Genesis Today makes its way to Walmart
AUSTIN, Texas — Shortly after announcing a partnership with Walgreens, Genesis Today said it would bring its superfruit juices line to Walmart.
Beginning this month, the company will be extending its exclusive line of superfruit juice offerings with four new products that include first-to-market superfruit teas, omega-enriched orange juice and a lower-calorie acai juice.
As previously reported by Drug Store News, the beverage maker rolled out a multimedia campaign in September to emphasize the importance of superfruits in one’s diet.