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Cem Karakaş is stepping down from his role as CEO of pladis. Pic: pladis

pladis CEO steps down

By Gill Hyslop

The McVitie’s and Carrs biscuit maker has announced that Cem Karakaş is stepping down as CEO with immediate effect due to ‘family health reasons.’

Ülker eyes leadership in Egypt’s biscuit market as it plans regional expansion. CEO Mehmet Tutuncu pictured. Photo: Ülker

Ülker plots geographic expansion with new parent pladis

By Oliver Nieburg

Turkish confectioner Ülker is aiming to become the leader in Egypt’s biscuit market and hopes to expand in the Middle East & North Africa, Central Asia, Russia and China through recent acquisitions.

Godiva's new head: Mohamed Elsarky

Godiva appoints new CEO

By Oliver Nieburg

Yildiz Holding has appointed Mohamed Elsarky to run its Godiva Chocolate business.

Yildiz Holding sponsors PACTS program

Yildiz Holding makes social investment in sustainable cocoa

By Oliver Nieburg

Godiva owner Yildiz Holding has made one of its first social investments in sustainable cocoa by sponsoring Cémoi, Blommer Chocolate and Delfi’s Processors Alliance for Cocoa Traceability and Sustainability (PACTS) program.