E-Malt.com News article: Ghana: Accra Brewery Limited, a SABMiller’s unit, is to inject next year $20million more into the country’s economy
Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), a subsidiary of the SABMiller, one of the world’s largest brewer is to inject an additional US$20 million into the Ghanaian economy next year, Ghana News Agency related on June 23rd.
Mr Mark Bowman, SABMiller Africa announced this in Accra when he paid a two-day working visit to Ghana to launch the company’s new brand, “Chairman Malt Liquor”.
A statement signed by Ms Adjoba Kyiamah, Corporate Affairs Manager of the company and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Monday, said the investment would enable ABL build capacity and be more competitive in the brewery market.
It said Mr Bowman called on President Kufuor at the Castle, Osu where he outlined the vision and future of ABL/SABmiller to him.
Mr Bowman also informed President Kufuor about ABL’s current initiative to develop and train National Service personnel in sales and distribution.
Mr Bowman was accompanied by ABL Board Chairman, Dr Charles Mensa, the Managing Director Grant Liversage, and Richard Edzeame, the Technical Director of ABL.
After the meeting the delegation also paid a courtesy call on Mrs. Mary Chinery-Hesse, Special Advisor to the President.
25 June, 2008