(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s largest food products company Savola Group said it appointed JP Morgan’s Rayan Mohammed Fayez as chief executive, it said in a bourse filing on Tuesday.
Fayez, who was previously chief executive of JP Morgan in Saudi Arabia, is expected to take up his duties on Mar. 1, 2016, the statement said.
Fayez takes over from Abdullah M. Nour Rahemi, who will retain his position as managing director of Savola until the end of the term of the current board, which expires on June 30, the statement added. (Reporting by Hadeel Al Sayegh; Editing by David French)
Barry Simpson is stepping down from his position as chief platform services officer and senior vice president at the Coca-Cola Co. Mr. Simpson will leave the role Sept. 30, but he will remain in a senior advisory role until February 2023.
McCain Foods finalized its acquisition of Scelta Products, Kruiningen, Netherlands, for an undisclosed sum on Sept. 8. A maker of frozen, vegetable-based snacks, Scelta’s product line of breaded mushrooms, onion rings, and cauliflower fries joins McCain’s growing portfolio of prepared vegetable appetizers.
Plant-based, pumpkin spice, oat milk — these are just a few of the new food-related words added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary this year. While these words are hardly new to the vernacular (especially pumpkin spice — why did that take so long?), they are only now deemed to have the “clear and sustained evidence of use” required for dictionary inclusion.