Karachi: Nestlé Pakistan has announced change in responsibilities of Ian James Donald as the Managing Director of Nestle Equatorial African Region (EAR). In his place, Magdi Batato will take the responsibilities as the new Managing Director of Nestlé Pakistan with effect from May 25, 2012.
Ian Donald has been Managing Director at Nestle Pakistan Limited since September 1, 2009. He was deputed from Nestle Malaysia Berhad, where he served as a Director of Ice Cream, Chilled Products & Associated Businesses. Under his leadership, Nestle Pakistan succeeded in delivering robust financial results despite the economic slowdown and flood crises in the country, which hit livestock sector and affected production channels of the company.
Prior to being assigned new responsibilities, Magdi Batato was the Group Technical & Production Director for Nestlé UK and Ireland. Magdi joined the Group in 1991 in Switzerland and has pursued a highly successful factory and technical management career in Switzerland, Germany, Lebanon , South Africa, Malaysia, UK and Ireland.
Nestle Pakistan’s product portfolio is truly diverse, which includes dairy products such as Milk Pak, Nido, Everyday and yogurts; beverages like Fruita Vitals, Milo and Nescafe; and food products like Maggi noodles, Cerelac, breakfast cereals, and confectionaries, and remains committed to the country, constantly delivering on its promise of providing ‘good food, good life’ to millions of Pakistanis across the nation.