MacDougall appointed new CEO of Tiger Brands

New CEO of Tiger Brands, Lawrence MacDougallNoel Doyle will continue to act as CEO until Mac Dougall joins on a date to be announced this month.

Mac Dougall is currently executive vice president and regional president for eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa at Mondelez. He previously served as managing director of Bromor Foods and Cadbury in South Africa.

The new CEO will arrive as food producers are contending with rising costs for ingredients such as white corn, with the price of the grain more than doubling since the start of last year after the worst drought in more than a century.