Buhler elects Rainer Schulz to its Board of Directors

SWITZERLAND – The global milling equipment supplier, Buhler Group has appointed Rainer Schulz, former CEO of the global REHAU Group to its board of directors. Rainer was elected to the board during the company’s general […]

Dangote Sugar appoints Ravindra Singh as new acting managing director

NIGERIA – Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Ravindra Singh Singhvi,currently serving the chief operating officer role as its acting Managing Director. According to a statement issued to the Nigerian Stock […]

European Flour Millers elects Gary Sharkey as new President

EUROPE – The European Flour Millers has appointed Gary Sharkey as its new president for the next two years, according to a World Grain report. He succeeds Bernard Valluis who served the flour milling association […]

EABL’s Serengeti Breweries appoints Mark Ocitti as new Managing Director

TANZANIA – The East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has appointed Mark Ocitti as the new managing director of its Tanzania based subsidiary, Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL). Mark will take over from Helene Weesie- who has […]

PepsiCo appoints Ram Krishnan as Chief Commercial Officer

USA – PepsiCo has appointed Ram Krishnan as new Chief Commercial Officer in charge of the food and beverage giant’s global operations. Ram is currently Chief Executive Officer, Greater China for PepsiCo and will continue […]

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa appoints Xavi Selga as new head of Kenya unit

KENYA – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has appointed its long-serving Coca-Cola executive, Xavi Selga, as the new managing director for Kenya, Mayotte and Comoros. Mr Selga takes over from Daryl Wilson, who has been appointed to […]

Orkla appoints Jaan Ivar Semlitsch as new President and CEO

NORWAY – Orkla, the Norwegian branded consumer goods conglomerate has appointed Jaan Ivar Semlitsch as the firm’s new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 December. He succeeds Peter A. Ruzicka, who left the […]

Oceana Group appoints Elton Bosch as new chief financial officcer

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s fishing giant, Oceana Group, has appointed Elton Bosch, as its chief financial officer and executive director of the company. According to a statement issued by the company’s board of directors, […]

Guinness Ghana appoints Sylvia Owusu-Ankomah as new Corporate Relations Director

GHANA – Guinness Ghana Breweries Plc, the country’s only total beverage company, has appointed Sylvia Owusu-Ankomah as its new Corporate Relations Director. Sylvia will replace Gabriel Opoku-Asare who was recently appointed as Head of Society […]

South Africa’s Taste Holdings appoints Dylan Pienaar as new CEO

SOUTH AFRICA – Taste Holdings, South Africa’s licensed operator of Starbucks Coffee and Domino’s Pizza, has appointed its chief operating officer, Dylan Pienaar, as chief executive officer effective. Dylan will replace Tyrone Moodley who stepped […]