GHANA – Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), a subsidiary of multinational brewer Anheuser-Busch(AB) InBev, announced the appointment of Mr Shaun Raposo to the position of Country Director of the company.
In a statement issued by Ms. Adwoa Aaba Arthur, Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Accra Brewery, Mr Raposo would be responsible for overseeing ABL’s overall business performance, repotsGhanan News Agency.
“One of his primary objectives as the Country Director is to offer premium customer service to our cherished customers and neighbouring communities,” the statement said.
Mr Raposo holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing and a Bachelor of commerce Honours in Logistics, both from Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) in South Africa.
He began his career in the beverage industry at South African Breweries (SAB) Miller Plc. in 2005 where he worked at the export division and served subsequently held several positons and roles in Supply Chain for the Business’s South Africa and Angola markets.
Before his appointments as the country director at ABL, Mr Raposo was the Head of Supply Chain and Planning in ABL’s Nigeria Business and then Head of Logistics.
He also served as the Procurement Director for ABL’s Business Unit (BU) for West Africa.
Accra Brewery Limited manufactures beer under the brans Club Beer, Club Shandy, Stella Artois, Catle Milk Stout, Eagle Lager, Eagle Extra Stout and Beta Malt.
In January last year, ABL invested US$25 million in setting
up a new production line as part of the company’s efforts to boost production
of varieties of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.
The plant, with a capacity to produce over 40,000 bottles of beverages daily, also sought to reposition ABL as the largest and leading brewery in Ghana in its race of increasing the company’s market share in its race.
AB InBev acquired Accra Brewery Limited, formerly owned by SAB Miller Plc in 2016 following the acquisition of SAB Miller.