24-26 June 2018
GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
 
SAITEX Africa
 
 
 

LOUIS VAN WYK

 
 
FACTORY MANAGER, NESTLE
 
I qualified as an Industrial Engineering from the University of Pretoria and did various other courses and certificates amongst them Leadership Development Program from GIBS, Advance Leadership Program from the University of Cape Town and Nestle Factory Managers course in Switzerland to name a few.

I have 22 years experiance in the processed food manufacturing enviroment. Managing all aspects of the manufacturing process from day to day operational management, contractual management and product development with all the respective funtions under my control e.g. SHE, Quality, Manufacturing, Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Applications and Supply Chain.

I am currently the factory manager for Nestle’s Coffee and Milo factory before that the Cremora (coffee creamer), Maggi 2 minute noodles and CPW cereals factory both in South Africa. I am proud of the fact that in both factories the team was able to improve the factories Asset Intensity by more than 20% during my time at the factory.

 
 
 
 

TRADE BUZZ

The TRADE FORUM returns in 2017 to keep you up-to-date with all the latest trends challenges and outlook for retail and wholesale trade in Africa
Trade Buzz will encourage debate and discussion around import and export opportunities, latest consumer shopping trends, benefiting from the growing middle class as well as the latest retail challenges and how to maximise business.

SMEs and entrepreneurs will also be sure of a voice at Retail Buzz to share experiences including the successes and the challenges. Industry experts line up to ensure SAITEX visitors get essential advice and information to help them improve business in 2017... and beyond.

And if you would like to apply to speak in Retail Buzz please contact DavidRoss@dmgeventsme.com