30 May 11 New MD for McCain South Africa
Louis Wolthers has been appointed managing director of McCain SA, effective from May 2011.
Wolthers brings to McCain extensive experience in operational and general management in the South African food industry and complementary experience in agriculture.
He previously held the position of CEO for AFGRI Foods, a diversified food and laboratory equipment business within AFGRI Ltd. Prior to AFGRI, Louis held general management positions with Tiger Brands, Epol and Premier Foods Industries.
According to Dirk Van De Put, COO at McCain SA, “Louis’s track record of success in developing winning strategies, a strong team, and improving processes and productivity in his previous roles will serve McCain well as we continue to guide McCain SA on a path to sustainable profitability and growth.”
Previous MD of but two years, Philip Nieman, took over as MD of Coca-Cola Fortune, Port Elizabeth, in January this year.