Einarsson takes over from Thiry as Managing Director, Cowbellpaedia Enters Semi-Final Stage
Promasidor Nigeria Limited has appointed Mr. Anders Einarsson as Managing Director. Einarsson, succeeds Mr. Olivier Thiry, who is now elevated to the Group as Chief Executive Officer.
Until his elevation, Einarsson served the organisation diligently as Chief Operating Officer. He joined PNG in 2013 as Strategy Director and was later promoted Finance Director.
As Finance Director, he inspired a first class department, leaving a strong legacy for his passionate and committed team.
Einarsson has extensive experience in Nigeria and other emerging markets, having worked across Africa and Russia for the last 15 years, in various corporate finance and investment related roles. Prior to his appointment by Promasidor Nigeria Limited, he was a Partner at a Johannesburg-based private equity fund manager, being responsible for deal origination and execution in West and Central Africa.
Announcing the appointment of the Managing Director, Thiry says excitedly: “He (Einarsson) will focus on moving Promasidor Nigeria business forward in these very exciting times.”
Meanwhile, Anita Alabi of Gloryland Secondary School, Igarra, Edo State and Henry Famuyiwa of Model Secondary School, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State triumphed over their counterparts to proceed to the semi-finals in the Junior category of the Cowbellpedia competition sponsored by the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, Cowbell Our Milk.
In the Senior category, Michael Paul of Excelgrace Academy, Gboko, Benue State and Margaret Chibuzo of Dority International Schools, Aba, Abia State with 105 and 110 points respectively scaled through to the semi-finals. Paul had a perfect score in the qualifying examinations while Chibuzo scored 95 per cent.
Promasidor was founded in 1979 by Robert Rose, who left the United Kingdom in 1957 for Zimbabwe to pursue his African dream. It has since grown with presence in 25 African countries. Promasidor Nigeria Limited has achieved tremendous growth since it commenced operations in 1993 with six product brands in the market.
Promasidor produces, distributes and markets quality range of products such as Cowbell milk, Loya milk, Miksi milk, Top Tea, Onga seasoning, among others bringing joy to millions of consumers across the country. Its milk powders, culinary and beverage products are affordable, delicious and good for all.