pladis names new boss

Salman Amin

Snacking giant pladis has appointed A. Salman Amin as its new global CEO. He officially takes charge in February.

Amin joins pladis from SC Johnson & Son, where he held the post of Global Chief Operating Officer. Prior to SC Johnson, he was PepsiCo’s Chief Marketing Officer. His 30-year career has also included a stint at Procter & Gamble.

Commenting on his appointment, A. Salman Amin said: “I’ve built a career on seeking out opportunities to rewrite the rules, diversify and be part of consumer evolution.

“At pladis we have the opportunity to make our local favourites global stars, and share the heritage of our biscuits and confectionery with the world. I’m looking forward to joining my new colleagues as we embark on this journey together.”