Long serving AEEI’s director Dr Charles Mehana resigns

SOUTH AFRICA – Dr Vukile Charles Mehana, non-executive director at Premier Fishing and Brands Limited’s parent company, African Equity Empowerment Investment Limited (AEEI) has resigned from the position after 12 years of service in the firm. This follows his appointment as the new chief executive officer at Sizwe Africa IT Group, a subsidiary of AYO…

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 17 years’ experience gained from diverse functional roles spanning finance, strategy, risk management and corporate finance. He has provided strategic…

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 will be responsible of supporting food manufacturers across the Africa with tna’s portfolio in the food processing and packaging solutions.…

Zambeef Plc appoints Walter Roodt to succeed Francis Grogan as Chief Executive

ZAMBIA – Food products and agribusiness company, Zambeef Plc has announced the appointment Walter Roodt as the company’s chief executive director to succeed Francis Grogan. According to the statement by Pangea Securities Limited, Roodt will take over outgoing joint-chief executive officer Francis Grogan’s position when he retires by the end of this year. “Zambeef, the…

Nigeria’s Nosak Distilleries Limited appoints Osaro Omogiade as new MD

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s Nosak Group, the parent company of Nosak Distilleries Limited (NDL), has appointed Osaro Omogiade the new managing director to oversee companies operations. Dr. Toni Ogunbor, the Chairman, Nosak Group has expressed his confidence in the appointment of Omogiade which he owed to the excellent performance in his previously held positions, reports The…

Nigeria’s Suntory beverage company appoints Anjan Patole new Managing Director

NIGERIA - Suntory Beverage and Food Nigeria Limited (SBFN), the Nigerian unit of Japanese food and beverage company, Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd, has appointed Anjan Patole as the company’s new Managing Director.    Anjan will join the company from Sameer Agriculture & Livestock Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya, where he was serving as the Chief Executive…

Nigerian Bottling Company appoints Ekuma Eze as new Communications Director

NIGERIA - The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, franchise bottler of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, has announced the appointment of Ekuma Eze as the Public Affairs and Communications Director effective from this month. In a statement issued by the company and signed by George Polymenakos, the group's managing director, Eze is expected to consolidate…

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 resigned his appointment as a Non-Executive Director of the company, reports Beverage Industry News. In a statement, the company said…

South Africa’s Grand Parade appoints Mohsin Tajbhai as acting CEO

SOUTH AFRICA – Grand Parade Investments (GPI) said it has appointed Mohsin Tajbhai, as acting Chief Executive Officer in its strategy to shore up confidence in the listed empowerment company, reports Business report. The new appointment seeks to streamline GPI’s business which has been struggling to restructure its governance. Mohsin Tajbhai, who is also the…

Nigerian Breweries appoints Sade Morgan as Corporate Affairs Director

NIGERIA - Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced Mrs Sade Morgan as its Corporate Affairs Director and member of its executive committee, reports Beverage Industry News. This follow the resignation of Kufre Ekanem from the position in October 2018 who left NB to start a career at a culture, marketing and public relations consultancy firm, Philosoville…