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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Orkla appoints Jaan Ivar Semlitsch as new President and CEO

NORWAY – Orkla, the Norwegian branded consumer goods conglomerate has appointed Jaan Ivar Semlitsch as the firm’s new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 December. He succeeds Peter A. Ruzicka, who left the […]

Dairy Crest CEO Mark Allen steps down after Saputo takeover

CANADA – Canadian dairy processor, Dairy Crest has announced that Mark Allen is stepping down as Chief Executive of Dairy Crest after successful completion of the takeover. Also, Mr. Tom Atherton, Dairy Crest Deputy Chief […]

Schur Flexibles appoints Michael Schernthaner as new CEO

EUROPE – Schur Flexibles Group, Europe’s leading provider of flexible packaging has appointed Michael Schernthaner as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. Michael Schernthaner, 41 has been appointed to the helms after serving […]

US Grains Council names Ryan LeGrand as new President and CEO

USA – U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has appointed Ryan LeGrand, current council director in Mexico as new president and chief executive officer, effective mid-June. He succeeds Tom Sleight, who announced his retirement from the council […]

Bunge appoints Gregory A. Heckman new company Chief Executive

USA – Global agribusiness company, Bunge has appointed Gregory A. Heckman as the company’s next Chief Executive Officer, after serving in the role on an interim basis for three months. The appointment allows Heckman to […]

Packaging group Silafrica appoints Gavin Dehning as Group CEO

KENYA – African leading packaging supplier for the food, beverage and health industry, Silafrica has appointed Gavin Dehning as new Group CEO. He will lead the company operations mainly in East Africa and the surrounding […]