Shoprite’s Edward Kieswetter resigns from board amid proposed share repurchase scheme

SOUTH AFRICA – Africa’s largest grocer Shoprite has announced the resignation of Edward Kieswetter from the firm’s board and the position of lead independent director. Kieswetter also served as the chairperson of the remuneration committee […]

ISO president Eddy Njoroge to set up office in Kenya, commits to enhance engagements

KENYA – The president elect of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), Eddy Njoroge, has unveiled that he will set up office in Nairobi, Kenya. Mr Eddy Njoroge, who was elected as president ISO in […]

Equator Bottlers Limited appoints Josephat Kilungu as manufacturing manager

KENYA – Equator Bottlers Limited, a subsidiary of Coca Cola Beverage Africa, has appointed Josephat Kilungu as the manufacturing manager. Mr Kilungu holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in strategic Management from Kenyatta University […]

UAC Nigeria Plc Appoints Folasope Aiyesimoju as new Group MD/CEO

NIGERIA – The United Africa Company of Nigeria Plc (UAC), parent company of Grand Cereals Ltd and UAC Foods Limited, has appointed Mr Folasope Babasola Aiyesimoju new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. According to a […]

Nigeria UAC Appoints Ibiyinka Oriola as new group finance director

NIGERIA – The United Africa Company of Nigeria PLC (UAC), the parent company of UAC Foods Limited has appointed Mr. Ibikunle Ibiyinka Oriola as the Group’s Finance Director. Mr. Oriola is a seasoned professional with […]

tna appoints Matthew Walters to lead African operations

SOUTH AFRICA – Food processing and packaging solutions provider, tna solutions Pty Ltd has appointed Matthew Walters as branch manager to head up its African operations, based in South Africa. In his new role Matthew […]

U.S. Grains Council president and chief executive Tom Sleight to retire

USA – President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), Thomas Sleight has announced plans to retire in the summer when his successor will be appointed by the firm’s Board of Directors. […]

Nigeria’s International Breweries appoints Richard Rivett-Carnac as Director

NIGERIA – International Breweries Plc, the Nigerian subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has announced the appointment of Mr Richard Rivett-Carnac to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Mr. Rivett-Carnac replaces Phillip Redman who recently […]

South Africa’s Tongaat Hulett appoints Rob Aitken as new CFO

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s agri-business company, Tongaat Hulett, has announced the appointment of Rob Aitken as new permeant Chief Executive Officer (CFO) and executive director, effective March 2019, reports Business Report. Rob Aitken has […]

Bunge names Gregory A. Heckman acting Chief Executive Officer

USA – The global agricultural and food company, Bunge Ltd has appointed Board member Gregory A. Heckman as acting Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. He succeeds Soren Schroder who in December unveiled intentions to step […]