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The Cheerios, Pillsbury and Betty Crocker maker will focus on continued international growth with leadership changes. Pic: Getty Images/tacar

General Mills' leadership team reshuffle

By Kristine Sherred

The Minneapolis-based food giant has announced a series of changes to its management team, including the retirement of CFO Don Mulligan - a 20-year company veteran - and the promotion of its US cereal lead to the European and Austalian division.

Jeffrey Harmening has been appointed the new CEO of General Mills, taking over the reigns from Ken Powell who is retiring. Pic: General Mills

General Mills appoints new CEO

By Gill Hyslop

The Cheerios and Annie’s maker has announced it will be promoting COO Jeffrey Harmening to CEO, effective from June 1.

The new CEO will oversea growth strategies for the Asia, Middle East and Africa region

PepsiCo eyes expansion with new AMEA CEO

PepsiCo has appointed a new chief executive officer for the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region as it aims to bolster penetration in the region.

Epochal events

Epochal events

Epoch Biosciences has entered into a partnership with BioControl
Systems. Under the license and supply agreement, BioControl
receives a license to specific probe sequences from Epoch for use
the field of food safety testing.

Stora Enso focuses on China

Stora Enso focuses on China

Stora Enso, one of the world's leading forest industry companies,
will move its Asia-Pacific headquarters from Singapore to China's
economic centre, Shanghai, the company's chief executive officer
announced today.

Alcan downgraded

Alcan downgraded

Alcan, the Canada-based aluminium packaging provider, has said that
it is disappointed with the S&P decision to downgrade its
rating on the S&P 500 Index.

Pactiv to buy Winkler Forming

Pactiv to buy Winkler Forming

Pactiv Corporation has announced an agreement to purchase Winkler
Forming, a leading thermoformer of amorphous polyethylene
terephthalate (APET) used in food packaging, for $72.5 million,
(€78.5mn) or approximately 7 times EBITDA.


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