CCBA elevates Tshidi Ramogase to be Director Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability

SOUTH AFRICA – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has appointed Tshidi Ramogase as the Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability (PACS) Director of the company.

A seasoned Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability veteran, Tshidi was Head of PACS at CCBA since 2019, prior to her recent appointment.

She has also served as a Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Director since 2016 and occupied the same role at legacy ABI from February 2010.

She has also previously worked in Human Resources and Corporate Affairs for leading multinationals across both the Mining and FMCG industries including BHPBilliton, Unilever and SAB (Pty) Ltd.

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Her role as both Executive and Non-Executive Director on various boards and industry bodies, has also enabled her to hone her skills in directing and leading business strategy and in conceptualising initiatives that enhance business reputation and support improved profits.

“Please join me in congratulating Tshidi, wishing her every success in her new role and giving her your full support as she leads us to fulfill our sustainability agenda,” said CCBA Chief Executive Officer, Jacques Vermeulen.

Tshidi’s appointment comes days after the beverage maker named Andrew Musingo as its new Chief Integration Officer, effective 01 August 2021.

“Please join me in congratulating Tshidi, wishing her every success in her new role and giving her your full support as she leads us to fulfill our sustainability agenda.”

CCBA Chief Executive Officer – Jacques Vermeulen

Andrew has been promoted to the new role after completing his task as the Chief Executive Officer at the Tanzanian subsidiary of CCBA, Coca-Cola Kwanza and handing over the leadership role to Unguu Sulay.

The Coca-Cola Company, earlier in the year appointed Amaka Onyemelukwe to be the Director Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability (PACS) for its Nigeria operations.

Prior to her appoint to the new stint, Amaka was the Head Public Affairs, Communication & Sustainability for Coca-Cola Nigeria.

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At her former docket she assiduously protected and grew the company’s reputation and social license, mitigated against discriminatory taxes and adverse regulations.

She also built and implemented high impact community programmes to promote sustainable development and support global commitments, while also safeguarding the company’s assets and assured business continuity through effective stakeholder engagement and management.

In her new role, Amaka is responsible for enabling sustainable business growth by building a strong and consistent public policy and sustainable agenda for the business.

She also oversees strategic communication and stakeholder management, as well as leading high impact sustainable programmes that create shared value in communities across the country.

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