ZAMBEEF | Directorate Changes

By Published On: August 4th, 2017Categories: Corporate announcement

Zambeef (AIM: ZAM), the fully integrated cold chain foods and retail business with operations in Zambia, Nigeria and Ghana, today announces the appointment of Jonathan Andrew Kirby as a Non-Executive Director to its Board of Directors (the “Board”).

Jonathan is a South African national who has over 25 years experience with SABMiller, mostly as Finance Director of SABMiller’s African portfolio comprising operations in 18 countries. In October 2016, SABMiller was acquired by AB Inbev for USD108 billion. At that time, Mr. Kirby was appointed as VP Finance for Africa. In June 2017, Mr. Kirby elected to take early retirement from SABMiller/AB Inbev, having completed 25 years service. During this time, Mr. Kirby sat on multiple boards representing SABMiller.

Mr. Kirby is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa), has a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Witwatersrand University (South Africa) and also a Higher Diploma in Tax Law from the Rand Afrikaans University (South Africa).

Zambeef Chairman, Dr Jacob Mwanza, commented: “I take this opportunity to welcome Jonathan as a new Non-Executive Director to the Board. He will broaden the depth of financial experience on the Board and brings highly relevant experience and skills which will be of significant value in supporting the delivery of Zambeef’s strategic and financial goals.”

Further information of Jonathan Kirby as required in accordance with Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules:

Jonathan Andrew Kirby, aged 55

Current Directorships / Partnerships Directorships / Partnerships held in last 5 years
Delta Corporation (Zimbabwe) Ltd ABI Bottling (Pty) Ltd
Algerienne de Bavaroise Spa
Anheuser-Busch InBev Africa (Pty) Ltd
B.I.H. Brasseries Internationales Holding Ltd
B.I.H. Brasseries Internationales Holding (Angola) Ltd
Cervejas de Angola LDA
Export Compliance Services (Pty) Ltd
Overseas Breweries Ltd
S.A. Breweries Ltd
SABMiller Africa
SABMiller Africa B.V.
SABMiller Africa Holdings II Ltd
SABMiller Africa Holdings Ltd
SABMiller Angola 1
SABMiller Angola 2
SABMiller Botswana B.V.
SABMiller Global Consulting Sevices (Pty) Ltd
SABMiller Investments Ltd
SABMiller Nigeria Holdings B.V.
SABMiller Zimbabwe B.V.
SABSA Holdings
Skikda Bottling Company S.A.R.L.
Societe de Boissons de L’Ouest Algerien S.A.R.L.
Societe Des Brasseries et Glacieres Internationales S.A.
Societe des Nouvelles Brasseries

For further information, please contact:

Zambeef Products plc
Carl Irwin, Joint Chief Executive Officer
Francis Grogan, Joint Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +260 (0) 211 369003
Strand Hanson Limited
James Spinney
Ritchie Balmer
Frederick Twist
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7409 3494
Christopher Raggett
Emily Morris
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7220 0500
Nick Dibden
Nick Brown
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7250 1446
Pangaea Securities
Wendy Tembo
Elina Nawingwa
Tel: +260 (0) 211 220 707

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 (“MAR”).

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