International Breweries appoints Hugi Dia as new Managing Director

NIGERIA – International Breweries Plc, the Nigerian unit of global brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev has appointed Mr Hugo Dias Rocha as the breweries Managing Director following the resignation of Annabelle Degroot. Annabelle rendered her resignation which […]

Indian foodtech unicorn Zomato appoints Akriti Chopra as new CFO

INDIA – Zomato, an Indian online food delivery platform, has named Akriti Chopra as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Chopra’s appointment follows the resignation of the Sameer Maheshwary in December last year, having […]

Swiss commodity trader Ameropa taps Bunge’s executive as new CEO

SWITZERLAND – Ameropa, a Switzerland-headquartered grain trader has appointed William Dujardin as the company’s new Chief Executive officer, effective 8th January 2020. Mr. Dujardin, who has been working with Bunge since 2005 and most recently […]

Berlin Packaging Chairman and CEO Andrew Berlin steps down

USA – Berlin Packaging has announced that Andrew Berlin has stepped down from his roles as Chairman, Director, and Chief Executive Officer of the company. The company has hence appointed Michael Grebe as Executive Chairman […]

Louis Dreyfus Company announces executive changes to streamline operations

NETHERLANDS – Agricultural commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has announced the appointment of Michael Gelchie as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the group. Michael began his career at LDC in 1990 and worked for […]

Orkla appoints Harald Ullevoldsæter as new chief financial officer

NORWAY –  Orkla, the Norwegian branded consumer goods conglomerate has appointed Harald Ullevoldsæter as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 March 2020. Harald, who returned to Orkla earlier this year […]

Unilever appoints Nils Andersen as the company’s new chairman

NETHERLANDS – Multinational consumer goods firm, Unilever has named the company’s non-executive director, Nils Andersen as its chairman, effective 13th November 2019. Andersen replaces Marijn Dekkers, who has decided to step down from the position. […]

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 […]