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Pick n Pay
new appointments

    Paulo Peereboom,                        estate. Prior to that, Paula had a strong   Paula Disberry - Group Commercial
formerly commercial and                     track record of delivering growth and       Director
supply chain director, will                 innovation at global retailer Tesco, and
become retail operations                    more broadly with Colgate-Palmolive and     every aspect of our business and meet
                                            BP.                                         the expectations of our millions of loyal
     and supply chain                                                                   customers.”
          director.                           Commenting on these two appoint-
                                            ments, Pick n Pay CEO Richard Brasher
Building on his extensive retail operating  said: “Over the past three years, Paulo
experience, Paulo will bring these two      has made a strong contribution to mod-
areas under single leadership, and will be  ernising Pick n Pay’s commercial division.
tasked with refining and implementing       I now want him to apply his passion and
the company’s new operating model.          expertise across our retail and supply
                                            chain operations as part of our strategy
  Paula Disberry joins Pick and Pay as      to be a more efficient and customer-
group commercial director. Paula has        focused company.”
very strong leadership experience in
retail, demonstrated most recently with       “I am delighted that Paula Disberry
Woolworths in South Africa, where she       is joining Pick n Pay. We will benefit
led retail operations, online and real      greatly from her experience and passion
                                            for bringing exceptional quality and value
                                            to our customers. Customers are at the
                                            heart of any retail business and Paula is
                                            excited by Pick n Pay’s desire to improve

Electrolux industry leader in
sustainability for 10 years

   Electrolux has been                      provement for Electrolux in the area of     ognized also in this year’s DJSI, and look
 named Industry Leader                      corporate citizenship and philanthropy.     forward to soon announcing new initia-
                                                                                        tives addressing the social dimension of
     of the Household                         “Sustainability is an integrated part of  sustainability,” Sundström said.
Durables category in the                    the Electrolux business model. It’s also
 prestigious Dow Jones                      becoming increasingly important for us        DJSI World includes the 10% best-
                                            to consider the wider impact we have on     in-class economic, environmental and
   Sustainability World                     society,” said Henrik Sundström, Head       social performers among the world’s
Index (DJSI World), for the                 of Sustainability Affairs at Electrolux.    2,500 largest companies. Electrolux has
 tenth consecutive year.                    “In addition to working on issues such      been included every year since the index
                                            as improving the energy efficiency of       was launched in 1999. The Dow Jones
This year’s assessment, published by        our products and operations, we want        Sustainability Indices enable investors to
RobecoSAM, showed a notably big im-         to leverage our global organization and     integrate sustainability considerations
                                            expertise to make a positive difference     into their portfolios. At the same time
                                            for consumers and communities around        they provide an effective engagement
                                            the world.”                                 platform to encourage companies to
                                                                                        adopt sustainable best practices.
                                              “We’re very pleased to see this rec-

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