Molson Coors Brewing Co. has named a new head of its International division.

The Denver brewing giant (NYSE: TAP) promoted Sergey Yeskov, currently the chief sales and customer excellence officer at Molson Coors Canada, to president and CEO, Molson Coors International, effective Jan 1.

Yeskov replaces Stewart Glendinning, who announced earlier this month that he was leaving to chief financial officer at Tyson Foods Inc. in Arkansas.

"As a commercial leader with proven results and an innate understanding of what is required to achieve our First Choice Ambition, Sergey is a valuable addition to the ... team," said Mark Hunter, president and CEO of Molson Coors, in a statement.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal.