Budweiser APAC announces key leadership appointments in South Asia and East Asia

ASIA – The Budweiser Brewing Company APAC,part of the world’s biggest brewer AB InBeV has announced changes in its executive leadership teams in South and East Asia business units. The maker of Budweiser, Corona and […]

Costa Coffee names former McDonald’s UK head as its CEO

USA – Costa Coffee, American coffeehouse chain and subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company has appointed Jill McDonald as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective 2nd December. McDonald, an experienced business leader who has worked […]

East African Breweries Limited appoints Martin Oduor-Otieno as the new Chairman

KENYA – East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has announced the appointment of Martin Oduor-Otieno, currently an independent non-executive director of the firm’s board as its new chairman, effective January 1, 2020. He takes over from […]

Shoprite Holdings’ independent director resigns after company’s founder gets re-elected

SOUTH AFRICA – Shoprite Holdings Ltd.’s lead independent director, Shirley Zinn, resigned abruptly making Africa’s biggest supermarket chain now down to five non-executive directors. This comes two days after Christo Wiese’s almost 30-year stint as […]

Molson Coors chief executive to retire, names Gavin Hattersley as successor

CANADA – Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced that its chief executive officer, Mark Hunter, will retire on 27 September 2019 and has named Gavin Hattersley as the successor. Mark Hunter, who oversaw the acquisition […]

Pick n Pay appoints Lerena Olivier as new chief finance officer

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay Stores, South Africa’s third largest grocery retailer, has appointed senior executive Lerena Olivier as the new chief finance officer (CFO), effective September 6, 2019. Oliver will replace Pick n […]

Coca-Cola Nigeria appoints Yebeltal Getachew as new managing director

NIGERIA – Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited (CCNL) has appointed Yebeltal Getachew as the new Managing Director of the company. Getachew, whose appointment was effective June 2019, takes over from Bhupendra Suri and will be responsible for […]

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, […]