Asahi appoints Nigel Parsons as new CEO

Asahi has announced the appointment of Nigel Parsons as the new CEO of Asahi Lifestyle Beverages (ALB).

“We are tremendously pleased to have secured the service fo Nigel,” said Robert Iervasi, Group CEO, Asahi Beverages Oceania.

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“Nigel has a well-earned global reputation in the food manufacturing industry for delivering sustainable growth and profit. Nigel’s consumer-centric mindset, and his record of growth, are a great match for ALB as we continue to expand our business in Australia.

“Nigel’s expertise in creating and expanding opportunities for customers and

partners was very important to us in selecting  him as our new CEO.”

Parsons will commence at ALB on 1 March. He is currently President, Sub Saharan Africa, Mondelez International, and prior to that was MD and Commercial Director Australia, Mondelez International.

“To have the opportunity to take on a key leadership role at Asahi Beverages was very attractive. Asahi Beverages is recognised as a great place to work, with strong capability and a record of consumer driven growth. This, together with the dynamic way they do business, and the relationships they have with customers and partners, were all incredibly important factors in my decision to join ALB,” he said.


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