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, […]

Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards

The Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards celebrate the very best new products, projects and initiatives; and outstanding individuals in the food, beverage and milling industry in Africa. Through a competitive process judged by some of […]

South African Breweries appoints Zoleka Lisa as vice president corporate affairs

SOUTH AFRICA – Anheuser-Busch InBev’s South African Breweries (SAB), subsidiary of has appointed Zoleka Lisa as its vice president corporate affairs for South Africa, SAB said Lisa, who assumed office on 01 July 2019, will […]

Corbion names Olivier Rigaud as new Chief Executive Officer

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch food and biochemicals company, Corbion has nominated Olivier Rigaud as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective August 8, 2019. His appointment which awaits approval at the company’s General Meeting to […]

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 […]

Parag Milk Foods appoints Venkat Shankar new Chief Executive

INDIA – Indian milk and milk products company, Parag Milk Foods has appointed Venkat Shankar as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective July 4, 2019. Shankar will report to the Chairman and the Board […]

UK’s obese population outnumbers smokers in a ratio of two to one

UK – The number of obese people in the UK has risen high above to smokers in a ratio of two to one, according to recent figures from Cancer Research UK. These concerning revelations were […]

Pernod Ricard appoints Thibault Cuny to head business in India

INDIA – Global spirits producer, Pernod Ricard has appointed Thibault Cuny (44) as new Chief Executive Officer who will lead the company’s operations India, report ET Retail. Cuny, who was managing director of Brazil succeeds […]

Tetra Pak appoints Jonathan Kinisu as Managing Director East Africa

KENYA – Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has appointed Jonathan Kinisu as the new Managing Director for its East African business unit, continuing with its strategy of appointing local […]