Manufacturers

Mike Forbes. Pic: Alter Eco

Executives on the move

Alter Eco names former General Mills exec as new CEO

By Douglas Yu

Chocolate maker Alter Eco has named Mike Forbes as its new CEO, as co-founders Edouard Rollet and Mathieu Senard are shifting their focus to establishing the Alter Eco Foundation, a nonprofit for social and environmental change set to launch in 2019.

A Mondelēz UK spokesman said it was a significant contributor to the UK economy

Mondelēz UK counters tax avoidance claims

By Michelle Perrett

Cadbury owner Mondelēz has countered tax avoidance accusations, insisting it has complied with all UK tax legislation and stressing it has invested more than £200m in UK manufacturing and research and development (R&D).