Bidco Africa Group’s chief executive Thiagarajan Ramamurthy retires

KENYA – Bidco Africa Group, one of the leading consumer goods manufacturer in Kenya, has announced the retirement of Thiagarajan Ramamurthy as the company’s chief executive officer. A statement made by company’s Chairman, Vimal Shah, […]

Nigeria’s Beta Glass retains top management officials at the company’s board

NIGERIA – Beta Glass Plc, a Nigerian glass packaging group and subsidiary of Frigoglass Industries Nigeria Limited, has resolved to retain majority of its directors in its board. The company during its recently held annual […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Economic challenges are impacting on SA’s spirits segment, says Paul Scanlon

SOUTH AFRICA – Prevailing tough economic conditions in South Africa are changing consumers drinking habits, becoming more selective especially on spirits, says Paul Scanlon, managing director of Pernod Ricard in South Africa and Namibia. According […]

Zimbabwean government unveils new boards for key agriculture parastatals

ZIMBABWE – The government of Zimbabwe has unveiled new board members across major agriculture parastatals in the country under the ongoing restructuring. This follows the approval of the head of state, President Mnangagwa, to dissolve […]