Daily Archives: February 27, 2019

Pernod Ricard plays for the long term in Africa

French spirits Group Pernod Ricard said it is in for the long haul in Africa. The world’s no. 2 spirits company sees huge opportunities on the continent and has been making investments to bolster its presence.

In a recent interview, the CEO of Pernod Ricard, Alexander Ricard said that the group has opened six offices in sub-Saharan Africa in the last six or seven years.

Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi appointed to Amazon board

Indra Nooyi, the erstwhile CEO of PepsiCo has been appointed to the Board of Directors of US online retailer Amazon.com.

Nooyi who spent 24 years with PepsiCo, including 12 as the CEO stepped down in October and gave up her seat on the beverage giant’s board this February.