Mezzan Holding Appoints Amr Farghal as Group CEO for Food and FMCG.

Mezzan Holding Appoints Amr Farghal as Group CEO for Food and FMCG.

Mr. Amr Farghal is the former CEO for Americana – Food Sector

Kuwait, 20 March 2024: Mezzan Holding KSC, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of food, beverage, FMCG, and pharmaceutical products in the Gulf, today announced the appointment of Mr. Amr Farghal as Group Chief Officer for Food and FMCG, effective March 17, 2024. Mr. Farghal brings with him over 30 years of experience in multinational companies, including 11 years at Pepsi, and 9 years at Kellogg’s.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Amr Farghal served as CEO for Americana Foods. He brings extensive and diverse executive experience, having held various leadership positions at companies like Kellogg’s in the Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa regions, Pepsi in the USA, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and the UAE, and Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited. His appointment follows Mr. Garrett Walsh, who held the position of Group Chief Officer since 2011 and played a key role in the expansion of the group’s business across the region. He and his team led the company’s successful IPO in 2015.

Mezzan Holding Vice Chairman Mr. Mohammad Jassim Al Wazzan said: “I would like to extend my gratitude to Mr. Garrett Walsh for his dedication and commitment to serving Mezzan Holding’s customers and shareholders since he joined the company in 2011. We wish him continued success in his future endeavors.”

“On behalf of everyone at Mezzan Holding, I am pleased to welcome Mr. Amr Farghal to the team. We look forward to working with him in serving our customers, our shareholders, and our partners,” said Al Wazzan.

Mr. Amr Farghal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Alexandria University.