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 […]

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 […]