Landmark Service Cooperative appoints James Dell as new CEO

USA - Landmark Service Cooperative has named James Dell as new CEO effective March 5, with the responsibility to lead Landmark into the next stage of growth. Dell will succeed Larry Swalheim who rejoined Landmark in October 2017 as Interim CEO and President. Larry served the cooperative from 1987 to 2011 when he retired, having…

Coca-Cola Company nominates individuals to Board seats

USA - The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company have announced that business leaders Christopher Davis and Caroline Tsay have been nominated to stand for election to the board at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareowners in April. According to the company, Davis brings a background in investment management, while Tsay has experience in…

Taste Holdings CEO Carlo Gonzaga resigns

SOUTH AFRICA  - Taste Holdings CEO Carlo Gonzaga has resigned, 10 days after the restaurant group unveiled new board members in a bid to breathe life into the cash-strapped company. The beleaguered retailer said that although Gonzaga’s resignation was effective from Monday he would remain employed for the next six months to support new interim…

IDF welcomes Caroline Emond as its new director general

UK - International Dairy Federation (IDF) has appointed Caroline Emond as its new director general serving in the place of Nico van Belzen who was appointed to the position in May 2012. Emond previously served as Dairy Farmers of Canada executive director until the Board of Directors of DFC announced her resignation effective July 4,…

Guinness Nigeria Plc. appoints new Finance and Strategy Director

NIGERIA - Guinness Nigeria Plc. has announced the appointment of Mr. Stanley Wanyaoike Njoroge as its new Finance and Strategy Director as well as a member of its Executive Board with effect from 1st March 2018. Mr. Stanley takes the place of Mr. Ronald Plumridge who resigned as Finance Director and a member of the…

Tesco appoints Charles Wilson over the UK and Ireland business

UK - Tesco has appointed Charles Wilson to take over the retailer’s operations in the UK and Ireland business following an expected exit of the current boss Matt Davies in April 2018. The appointment comes after the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority approved Tesco’s acquisition of the wholesaler Booker at US$5.2 billion without a demand…