COMPANY AT A GLANCE
Founded: 1986 by three friends, Dan Kenary, Rich Doyle, and George Ligeti, who all loved beer, but couldn’t find what they were looking for in their local pubs. After a trip to Europe and drinking lots of diverse and local beers, they applied for Brewing Permit #001 in the Commonwealth of MA and Massachusetts Bay Brewing Company (known for their Harpoon Beer) was born.
Ownership: 48% ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) and the remaining is shared among Company Directors, including Dan Kenary
Employees: 200 full time, 100 part-time, 75 per diem (Tasters, Sales Support) | Revenue: $60 Million in 2017
Core Values: Currently, revising them: 1) People are at the center of what we do. 2) We challenge each other to be our best. 3) We're proudly independent. 4) Beer is fun.
Mission: Love Beer Love Life
Community: Harpoon Helps- the charitable arm of Harpoon brewery which donates thousands of dollars in swag and beer to New England charities and raises hundreds of thousands of dollars through their brewery fundraising events.