KENYA – Nestle has suffered a blow after a court suspended the lay-off of 46 employees following their petition claiming the firm discriminated against them.
KENYA – Mumias Sugar has moved to court to recover Sh1.1 billion from former chief executive Peter Kebati, finance director Chris Chepkoit, legal affairs and company secretary Emily Otieno and commercial director Paul Murgor.
SOUTH AFRICA – The wine industry has the potential to create 100,000 new jobs over the next decade, provided it remains stable, wine producers’ body VinPro says.
KENYA – Mumias Sugar Company has suspended 52 employees in connection with the loss of an estimated Sh400 million following termination of their cane supply contracts to the miller.
KENYA – Global soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is set to retrench scores of Kenyan workers, joining a growing list of local subsidiaries of multinationals that have cut hundreds of jobs in recent months.
KENYA – Nestlé Kenya has sent home 46 senior and junior staff members as competition and huge operating costs continue to weigh down on companies.
KENYA – Breakfast cereals maker Proctor & Allan East Africa has appointed David Kamau as the new chief executive officer.
NIGERIA – As part of efforts to strengthen its operations in Africa, Honeywell Flour Mills Plc (HFMP), on Wednesday announced the appointment of five new members to its board.
ZIMBABWE – Innscor Africa Limited (Innscor) has appointed commercial lawyer Addington Chinake as its new chairman to replace David Morgan, Business Live can reveal.
ZIMBABWE – Listed grains processor National Foods Holdings Limited (Natfoods) has appointed its chief operating officer (COO) Michael Lashbrook as chief executive.
KENYA – Kenya Cooperative Creameries boss Kipkirui Langat has been replaced with Nixon Sigey.
ZIMBABWE – Innscor Africa Limited shareholders have endorsed the appointment of South African Antonio Fourie as group chief executive.
KENYA – Tabitha Karanja, Founder and CEO of Keroche Breweries has won a continental award.
ZIMBABWE – Listed Innscor Africa Limited (Innscor) chairman David Morgan has resigned.
NIGERIA – Leading brewing company, Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, has announced some changes in the leadership of the company.
KENYA – William Grant & Sons, the world’s third largest whisky and spirits firm, is looking for an area manager who will identify new opportunities and expand its distribution networks in the region.
KENYA – New KCC managing director Kipkirui Langat is set to leave the dairy firm next year, at a time when the company is in the process of selling the State-owned firm to private investors.
ZIMBABWE – Mr Jeremy Brook, the national foods holdings group CEO resigned after 22 years of service in the company, according to a report in The Herald.
NIGERIA – The Board of Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has announced the retirement of Mr. George Stavros Coumantaros as the Chairman of company.
ZAMBIA – Leading Zambian agro-producer and processor has announced a change in its management as the company’s two founders are once again planned to become joint heads of the company.
KENYA – Food maker Nestlé has tapped a former healthcare executive as country managing director for Kenya to drive growth.
KENYA – Mumias Sugar Company will lay off several workers in the ongoing restructuring process.
KENYA – Food maker Nestlé has hired Swiss national Cornel Krummenacher as chief executive for its Nairobi hub, which oversees the Equatorial Africa market.
ZIMBABWE – Nestle Zimbabwe Limited (Nestle) managing director Kumbirai Katsande is set to step down from the helm of the Swiss multinational local unit at the end of September after a four-year stint.