TechInAfrica – The British-based Reckitt has appointed Akbar Ali Shah as the new General Manager for the Sub-Saharan Africa cluster (SSA) and the new Chief Executive Officer for Reckitt Nigeria.
Akbar’s previous experience spans over 19 years in the FMCG sector and over 16 years with Reckitt, in leadership roles such as Country Manager, Pakistan Country Manager, KSA, Sales Director, Regional Head of Trade Marketing in the Middle East Region, Business Development Manager Emerging Markets in North Africa and Commercial Director in Iran.
Akbar Ali Shah commented on his appointment, “Reckitt is a leading multinational company that produces the world’s most trusted hygiene and health brands. Here at Reckitt, we understand the role we play in the hygiene space and we are committed to helping everyone take the best possible care of the world we all share. We work with relentless energy and innovation to make the best possible products to protect, heal and nurture the millions of people who put their trust in our products.”
“I am humbled to continue to play a critical role at Reckitt, a company that strives to contribute to the growth, development, and sustainability of the world we live in, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa where I believe I will be able to contribute my quota to achieve the overall goal of the company.”