Simon Harvey is an accomplished Executive Board level leader with over 25 years of experience in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry. He has held numerous high-level positions, including Managing Director at Tongaat Hulett, Managing Director - Africa Emerging Markets at Diageo, and Managing Director Nigeria and Operations Director West Africa at SABMiller, to name a few.
Throughout his extensive career, Simon has shown great aptitude for operational delivery, change management, and leadership. He has a strong record of building and nurturing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, making him highly effective in board-level management roles. Simon's broad experience in diverse African markets includes everything from market entry to fully matured markets, and wholly owned to third-party relationships.
Simon's educational background includes a degree in Bachelor of Commerce and BCom hons from Rhodes University and MBA degree from Henley Business School. He has also previously served as Chairman of two listed companies.
Overall, Simon Harvey's experience and skills make him an accomplished leader, adept at managing teams, making strategic decisions and driving growth across diverse markets.