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 […]

Massmart appoints Walmart veteran Mitchell Slape as new CEO

SOUTH AFRICA – Massmart, Walmart owned South African retailer, has announced the appointment of Mitchell Slape as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and executive director of the company. Mitchell Slape, the chief executive officer […]

Grand Parade Investment’s Hassen Adams to step down as chairman

SOUTH AFRICA – Grand Parade Investments (GPI), a South African restaurant and gaming group, has announced that Dr Hassen Adams will step down as executive chairman of the company effective 30th June this year. The […]

Nigeria’s International Breweries appoints Olutoyin Modupe to its Board

NIGERIA – International Breweries Plc, the Nigerian subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has announced the appointment of Olutoyin Modupe Odulate as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the company. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) listed […]

Coca-Cola East & Central Africa appoints new regional head

AFRICA – Coca-Cola East & Central Africa has appointed Phillipine Mtikitiki as new General Manager in charge of regional operations, effective June 1 Ms Mtikitiki will take over from Ahmed Rady who has been appointed General Manager […]

Massmart chief executive Guy Hayward to step down

SOUTH AFRICA – Massmart, Walmart-owned South African retailer, has announced that Guy Hayward will step down from as the company’s chief executive officer by the end of the year after five years in the position. […]

Kenya’s Sony Sugar appoints James Oluoch as acting managing director

KENYA – The South Nyanza Sugar Company (SONY Sugar) has appointed James Oluoch as the acting managing director as the firm undergoes major restructuring ahead of the upcoming privatisation. According to the company’s board, Mr Oluoch, who is the […]

South Africa’s retailer Massmart appoints Abdool-Samad as new CFO

SOUTH AFRICA –Massmart, Walmart’s subsidiary in South Africa, has appointed Mohammed Abdool-Samad as the chief financial officer effective August 1 2019, reports Business Day. Abdool-Samad who is currently the chief finance officer at Illovo Sugar, […]

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 […]

Pick n Pay’s CFO Aboubakar Jakoet to retire, reports 20% growth in profits

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay, a South African retailer, has announced that the group’s chief finance officer, Aboubakar Jakoet is set to retire after serving in the position for about 8 years. Jakoet who […]