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Coca-Cola HBC CEO Dimitris Lois passes on

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Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC AG), one of the world’s biggest Coke bottlers and the parent company of the Nigerian Bottling Company (“NBC”) have announced the death of its long-serving CEO Dimitris Lois. The company which is based in Zug, Switzerland said in a statement on Tuesday: “We are deeply saddened by the news of Dimitris’s death. It was a great privilege to know him personally and to work alongside him for so many years,” said Anastassis David, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Coca‑Cola HBC. “Dimitris will always be remembered for his dedication to our people and for the values he stood for.” Michalis Imellos will continue in the role of Acting CEO. Further announcements will be made in due course, Coca-Cola HBC said. The company announced in September that Lois wou

NB to announce winners of Golden Pen Award on Oct. 6

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Nigerian Breweries Plc has concluded plans to hold the ninth edition of its Golden Pen Awards aimed at rewarding media excellence, on October 6, 2017, at the Zinnia Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The company announced that over 250 entries were received when submission closed for this year’s award which focuses on published reports on Agriculture, Local Sourcing and Industrial Development in 2016. At the ceremony, journalists who distinguished themselves in those subject areas will be rewarded in three categories. “The Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Reporter of the Year” will be rewarded with a special statuette and N2, 000, 000 (Two Million Naira), the First Runner Up in the same category will get a special statuette and N1, 000, 000 (One Million Naira) while the Sec