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Vivo Energy appoints new director

Vivo Energy plc, the market leading pan-African fuel retailer and distributor operating under the Shell brand, has appointed Gawad Abaza as a Non-Executive Director.

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Gawad Abaza is currently appointed as the President, Middle East, Asia and Africa region of Mondelez International and brings extensive experience of operating in a consumer focused business across the African continent.

Prior to this appointment he held several senior management positions within the Middle East and Africa at Kraft and Cadbury. He holds a degree in biochemistry and an MBA in marketing.

Gawad Abaza is also a non-executive director of Cadbury Nigeria Plc.

Following this appointment, Vivo Energy’s Board of Directors will comprise nine members, including an independent non-executive chairman, four independent non-executive directors, two non-executive directors and two executive directors.

Vivo Energy has a network of over 1,800 service stations in 15 countries and exports lubricants to a number of other African countries.

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