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KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

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Andrew Oland is President and Chief Executive Officer of Moosehead Breweries Limited. He is the sixth-generation member of his family to lead the Oland brewing business started by his great-great-great-grandmother Susannah Oland in 1867.

 

Mr. Oland received his business degree in 1989 from Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia, and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1997.

 

After several years’ experience in the heavy manufacturing industry, Mr. Oland joined his family’s business in 1992 as a foreman in the Company’s bottleshop. Since then, he has held a number of increasingly senior positions within Moosehead including Sales Manager for Nova Scotia, Sales Director for New Brunswick, Alpine Lager Marketing Director, and President of Moosehead Quebec. He was appointed President April 1, 2008, and assumed Chief Executive Officer responsibilities in 2013.

 

As President and CEO, Mr. Oland has direct responsibility for the performance of Moosehead Breweries and its subsidiary operations.

Mr. Oland serves on the Boards of Beer Canada, The Beer Store, and EPC Industries Limited and is past Chair of Economic Development Greater Saint John (EDGSJ).  He is also an Advisory Board member of the Faculty of Business at UNB Saint John. 

 

Mr. Oland is a passionate believer that immigration is essential to the long-term prosperity of New Brunswick and volunteers his time mentoring new Canadians.