BOB DIAZ APPOINTED VICE PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER OF COORS BREWING CO.
GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Coors Brewing Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Adolph Coors Co. (NASDAQ-NMS: ACCOB), has appointed Bob Diaz to the position of vice president/controller of Coors Brewing Co. He fills the opening created earlier this year with the retirement of Al Pipkin. Diaz's primary responsibilities include establishing and directing overall company accounting, budgeting and internal financial reporting policies. In addition, he is charged with assisting senior management with strategic business planning and policy development. Diaz, 49, comes to Coors with more than 20 years of financial management experience on the domestic and international front. Most recently, he held the position of vice president-chief financial officer of The Harper Group in San Francisco. Previous corporate experience included 10 years with the Clorox Co., where, as president of Clorox International, he had full profit-and-loss responsibility for the company's international operations. Before joining Clorox, Diaz had worked for ITEL Corp., ITT and Price Waterhouse. "Bob is bringing added depth and vision to the management team with his excellent technical and managerial skills," said Gerry Kaveny, executive vice president, administration and finance. "As we move toward our goal of becoming a global beverage company, his broad international experience will be of particular relevance and value." Diaz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lived and later worked in several Latin American countries, including Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico. He graduated summa cum laude from Interamerican University, San Juan, Puerto Rico, with a bachelor's degree in accounting. He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (formerly National Association of Accountants). Diaz, his wife Jody, and their daughter Natalie will make their home in Ken-Caryl Valley near Denver. -0- 12/16/92 /CONTACT: Heidi Buehler Nogues or Christie Holtz of Coors Brewing, 303-277-2555/ (ACCOB)
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|Date:||Dec 16, 1992|
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