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 opeations.
Mr. Oland currently serves as Board member with Enterprise Saint John, Beer Canada, and Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS). He serves on the Board of Directors of EPC Industries Limited and 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.
Mr. Oland and his wife Leslie reside in Rothesay, New Brunswick. They have three adult children.
Moosehead Breweries Limited is the last major brewery in the country still owned by Canadians. It is headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick.