Nestlé Central & West Africa Region appoints new Market Head

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Nestlé Central & West Africa Limited, a subsidiary of the world’s leading Food and Beverage Company, has appointed Mr. Rémy Ejel as the new Market Head.

Mr. Ejel joins Nestlé Central & West Africa Region (CWAR) from Nestlé Southern Africa Region where he was the Market Head.

He takes over from Mr. Kais Marzouki who has been assigned to Nestlé Philippines as the Market Head.

Mr. Ejel’s appointment takes effect from 1st July 2018.

His main responsibility will be to lead Nestlé’s operations, which spans over twenty-five (25) countries of the region by ensuring that Nestlé thrives and delivers on its purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

Providing some of the region’s most beloved brands such as MAGGI®, MILO®, CERELAC®, and NESCAFÉ®, Nestlé employs directly more than 5,200 people and provides work to thousands more. With nine (9) factories and three (3) Co-Packers across Central & Western Africa, Nestlé has invested more than CHF 215 million in CWAR over the past few years,

With a solid experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies in emerging markets and of driving business growth, he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the American University of Lebanon, specialising in Marketing and Business.

Mr. Ejel will additionally serve as a non-Executive Director for Boards of Nestlé’s publicly listed entities in Central and West Africa Region: Nestlé Nigeria and Nestlé Côte d’Ivoire apart from the different Leadership & Management roles.

Mr. Rémy Ejel, responding to the appointment, expressed delight at his new role and gave the assurance that effective and efficient strategies will be pursued to drive sustainable business growth and build on the solid achievement of his predecessor to further create shared value for shareholders and society by upholding Nestlé CWAR’s slogan of “Growing Together”.

“Consumers are at the heart of our business and we are committed to ensuring a long-term growth to enable individuals and families to live healthier and happier lives,” he noted.

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