Juhayna Food Industries appoints Niels Thomson as Group CEO
Cairo, xx January 2022: Juhayna Food Industries announced today in a statement the appointment of Neils Thomson as Group CEO.
Thomson has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of management roles in the manufacturing and logistics sectors. He began his career in the food and beverage industry in Denmark before moving on to senior production and management roles in Saudi Arabia, Denmark, Hungary, and Egypt (until 2013).
He later founded and headed his own firm in Denmark before taking over as Head of Manufacturing and Catering for Danish Crown in China – one of the world’s largest food companies – where his strategic planning talents led to considerable expansion and strong outcomes.
According to Ahmed Al-Wakeel, Chairman of Juhayna’s Board of Directors, the new CEO had a successful tenure as head of the group’s factories between 2006 and 2013. He went on to say that his great qualifications and extensive experience in the food and beverage industry qualified him to carry on the company’s remarkable team’s successes in meeting its strategic goals and expansion ambitions.
It is worth mentioning that Juhayna Food Industries was founded in 1983 as an Egyptian company specializing in the production, processing, and packaging of a wide range of dairy, juices, yogurts, and cooking products. The company has four subsidiary factories, a massive distribution network involving more than 136,000 retail outlets, and a 550-acre dairy farm, in an endeavor to increase the standards of making high-quality food and products in the Egyptian market.