SUPPLY Chain Executive of Tiger Brands Limited, TBL, of South Africa, Dr Tawanda Mushuku, has been appointed Managing Director of UAC food Limited.
The appointment of Mr. Mushuku who holds a PhD in Biochemistry and M.Sc. in Business Administration, is sequel to the announcement of Directors after the formalisation of a strategic partnership between UAC of Nigeria PLC (UAC) and Tiger Brands Limited (TBL) of South Africa.
Similarly, Mr Paul Okwudilichukwu Okeke as Finance Director of the Company.
Mr Okeke was the Commercial Manager of UAC Foods Division of UAC.
Also representing UAC on the Board are Mr Joe Dada, Executive Director, Corporate Services, UAC; Mr Abdul Bello, Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer of UAC and Mr Layi Oyatoki, Managing Director/CE of Grand Cereals Limited, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria PLC.
The Directors from Tiger Brands Limited are Mr Peter Matlare, Chief Executive Officer of TBL; Mr Neil Grant Brimacombe, Business Executive, Tiger Brands International; Mr Ian Wilson Martin Isdale, Group Company Secretary and Legal Adviser of TBL and Mr Gavin John Campbell, Regional Managing Executive, Tiger Brands International Division, West Africa Region. The Board is chaired by Mr. Larry Ettah, Group Managing Director/CEO of UAC of Nigeria Plc.
The appointments are effective Monday 6th June 2011.
Dr Mushuku, worked as Technical Management Trainee, Lever Brothers (PTY) Limited, South Africa (1988 – 1991). He was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow, European Union, The Netherlands (1995 -1997); Senior Flavour Scientist, Research and New Products, South African Breweries (1998 – 2000).
His experience also includes working as Business Development Manager, Sasol Wax International (PTY) Limited (2001 – 2002); Technical Services Manager, National Brands Limited, Anglo VAA (2002 – 2007) and Beverages Development Manager, Tiger Brands Beverage, Gauteng, South Africa, where he rose to the position of Supply Chain Executive of TBL.