Procurement & Sustainability Director: BU Southeast Africa
Jacques Els, Procurement & Sustainability Director for ABInbev Africa’s South- East Africa Business Unit has been part of the Beer giant’s Procurement function for 8 years. Having held various positions within the Procurement function in Africa Zone, from Operational Implementation to Sustainable Development of Sourcing and Security of supply strategies. Prior to his career at ABInbev, he has held Consultancy and Operational Supply chain roles within the Power generation and Logistics industries in Africa.
The core of Jacques responsibilities over the past 8 years has been the consistent drive to develop supply chain maturity, localization of strategic industries and driving Sustainability initiatives to support business results. His experience on the African continent, including relocation to Tanzania for 3 years has enabled him to deliver consistent results to the bottom line, whilst continuing to grow a robust supply chain within Africa.