Covantis launches as legal entity, announces CEO and executive appointments

SWITZERLAND – Covantis, the industry initiative that aims to modernize global agribusiness trade operations, has announced that it has received all required regulatory approvals and has incorporated as a legal entity in Geneva, Switzerland, as […]

Industry Veteran John Agwunobi assumes new role as Herbalife Nutrition CEO

USA – Global nutrition company, Herbalife Nutrition has announced that John Agwunobi has assumed the role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Michael Johnson. The company previously announced the planned succession of Michael Johnson on […]

DuPont appoints new CEO and CFO to accelerate operational performance improvement

USA – The global biosciences company, DuPont has appointed the company’s current Executive Chairman Edward D. Breen to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer. The company has also appointed Lori D. Koch, Vice President […]

Dolf van den Brink to take over as Heineken’s new Chairman and CEO

NETHERLANDS – Heineken has announced that Jean-François van Boxmeer will step down as the company’s Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO after 15 years of leadership of the Dutch brewer. Following his departure, the […]

Sainsbury’s announces succession plan as CEO Mike Coupe retires

UK – British supermarket group, Sainsbury’s has appointed Simon Roberts as the group’s Chief Executive Officer following Mike Coupe’s decision to retire after almost six years as the retailer’s CEO. Simon, who is the Retail […]

Mondi announces departure of group’s chief executive officer Peter Oswald

AUSTRIA – Mondi Plc has announced that its Chief Executive Officer Peter Oswald, will step down from the position and the board of packaging and paper group and leave the company on 31st March 2020. […]

Mauricio Leyva steps down as CEO of Mexican dairy giant Grupo Lala

MEXICO – Grupo Lala, Mexico’s leading dairy company has announced that Mauricio Leyva will be stepping down as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective December 31, 2019. Grupo Lala has appointed former CEO and current […]

Saudi food group Almarai appoints new chief executive officer

SAUDI ARABIA – Almaria Company, the Gulf’s leading dairy company based in Saudi Arabia has appointed Mr. Majed Mazen Nofal as its Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st January 2020. As part of the company’s succession […]