Unilever appoints Conny Braam as new Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

UK – Unilever has appointed its long-serving marketer, Conny Braams as the new chief marketing and digital officer, effective 1 January 2019. Braams will be filling the position of left by Keith Weed, who retired […]

Müller Yogurt & Desserts creates to new senior role to accelerate sales growth

UK – Müller Yogurt & Desserts has created two new senior roles to further accelerate progress in branded and private label sales to grocery, convenience and food service channels in the UK and Ireland. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kenyan Billionaire Investor John Kimani raises stake in Kakuzi plc to 32%

KENYA – One of Kenya’s most prominent investors, John Kibunga Kimani has bought an additional 263,526 shares in Kakuzi with a current market value of Sh101 million (US$973,00), raising his stake to a new high […]

Maple Leaf Foods chief financial officer to stepdown, launches search for successor

CANADA – Maple Leafs Foods, a major Canadian consumer packaged meats company, has announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Debbie Simpson has decided to leave her position effective November 1, 2019. The company, house […]

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 […]