FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc has appointed Ben Langat as managing director of the company and his appointment will take effect from March 13.
Langat will report to Roel van Neerbos, Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Products Europe, Middle East and Africa, and he will be located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Until June last 2016, Langat was the Managing Director of Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company where he led major business transformation, route to market plan growing volumes and market share and delivered double-digit growth despite economic challenges.
He further expanded the business into new categories including the successful launch of Pulpy. He developed a strong talented team for the business over the period.
Langat has over 24 years work experience spanning various senior management roles in Unilever Kenya, Malawi and Ghana respectively.