Nestle appoint first ever female MD

Eunice Ganyawu-Magwali has been appointed as Nestlé’s new Managing Director, taking over from Ben Ndiaye with effect from December 3, 2019.  Her appointment makes her the first woman to be appointed to the role in the firm’s history.

She will be joining Nestlé as the Managing Director for Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Eunice has experience spanning across the FMCG sector, dairy, beverage and cereals industries. Her appointment reaffirms the firm’s commitment to gender parity in the workplace.  

Nestlé Zimbabwe has been present since 1959, playing a strategic role as part of the Nestlé East and southern Africa region, a grouping of 23 countries. Nestlé Harare factory produces a wide range of products under two value chains - dairy and cereals.  These products include brands such as Nestlé Cerevita, Nestlé Everyday and Nestlé Cerelac, which are both for the local as well as export market into the Southern African Development Community region.