Gerald Mahinda

Gerald Mahinda

  • President, MENAT & AFRICA, KELLOGGS
  • Chief Executive Officer

Gerald Mahinda is a high-energy, innovation focused general management executive with a proven track record creating profitable and sustainable businesses in Africa with clear vision and well-defined short- and long-term goals that benefit all stakeholders including the company’s management team, work force, and shareholders. Executive assessment shows him to have a key strength in “Creating Possibilities”—setting ambitious goals, driving for step-change, and inspirationally freeing up his teams to think outside-the-box and drive impressive growth. He readily aligns people on stretch goals, connecting brilliantly with people to manage stakeholders—articulating the journey required, “banging the drum” of new expectations, and driving a coaching culture at the organizational level. Mr. Mahinda has held a variety of executive positions including CEO and Managing Director roles for major multinationals across Africa, Middle East & Turkey region. The exceptional results he has invariably delivered come from his focus on strategic planning, people development, and technology utilization, supported by another “spike” strength in innovation and value creation through restructuring, M&As, and joint ventures. Mr. Mahinda is currently the Managing Director of Kellogg Africa, Middle East & Turkey based out of Dubai. He has been with Kellogg since the start of 2014. His primary objective is to provide Leadership, Inspiration and Strategic direction for the newly created Africa, Middle East & Turkey region for Kellogg’s in order to deliver the long-term growth potential for Kellogg’s developed and emerging markets strategy. This includes growing the African businesses, expanding and opening new markets in Turkey and Pakistan in order to deliver a profitable and sustainable business across the region. In 2015 Kellogg’s invested approximately $850 million for a major stake in one of Nigeria’s leading food company. He is also a key member of the Group’s Asia Pacific – Middle East –

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Day 2 March 4, 2022
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