FrieslandCampina WAMCO appoints Chris Wulff-Caesar new Marketing Director
FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC has appointed Chris Wulff-Caesar as the new Marketing Director of the company with effect from 1 April 2018. By this, Chris joins the Management Team of the company and will report to the Managing Director, Ben Langat. He will be located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Chris Wulff-Caesar will lead the marketing team behind Nigeria’s iconic milk brand – Peak, to drive strong consumer experience and innovation. Managing Director, Ben Langat, said: “We’re making massive strides towards increasing the dairy portfolio for consumer preference and living our mission of providing quality and affordable nutrition for Nigerians; together with Chris, we will continue to put consumer first in realizing our business ambitions.”
Until his appointment at FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Chris Wulff-Caesar was the Marketing Director, West Africa (Ghana & Nigeria) at ABInBev and member of the Board of Accra Brewery Ltd in Ghana. During his tenure, he led the establishment of a formidable brand portfolio which transformed the markets to wrestle share away from incumbent competitors. Whilst at SABMiller, he also held the positions of Category
Expansion/Innovation Manager for Africa based in Johannesburg (2010 -2012) and Marketing Director for Ghana (2007 – 2010).
He is a proven marketer, commercial operator and business leader with almost 20 years working experience in both local and international roles for ABInBev, SABMiller and Unilever. His career has seen him accrue a wealth of experience in managing the primary assets of these leading FMCG organizations i.e. brands and people.
Chris Wulff-Caesar, a Ghanaian, holds a BA (Honors) Degree in Economics from the University of Ghana and an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School of the Heriot Watt University in Scotland United Kingdom. He is an Associate member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).
He is also involved with a few non-profit organizations which target the development and establishment of infrastructure for primary education for disadvantaged students.
Chris succeeds Tarang Gupta, who is now the Managing Director, FrieslandCampina (Dutch Lady) Malaysia. FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC is affiliated to Royal FrieslandCampina of The Netherlands, one of the largest dairy cooperatives in the world. FrieslandCampina WAMCO is a major player in the Nigerian dairy industry, nourishing Nigerians with quality dairy nutrition with key brands as Peak and Three Crowns.