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Johannesburg-The South African Breweries (SAB) and AB InBev has appointed Doreen Kosi as Vice President Legal and Corporate Affairs Africa Zone as of 1 August 2017.
Doreen, with her extensive experience and contribution in the private and public sectors within Africa, was awarded by the CEO Global as “Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and Government 2017”.
“SAB has a formidable reputation as a progressive and leading corporate in South Africa, and the combination with AB InBev has brought together the best of both companies,” said Doreen Kosi.
Prior to being appointed to SAB and AB InBev, Doreen spent about 4 years as Executive of Group Public Affairs at a South African Pharmaceutical giant, Adcock Ingram.

She also has more than 16 years’ of experience in the public service and has represented government and led delegations on strategic assignments locally and abroad. Her career started in the public sector at the National Department of Education, then progressed to The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa where she served in the tenure of four Deputy Presidents, first as Chief Director where she was Chief Director Strategy and Special Projects.  
She will be taking charge of  SAB and AB InBev's Africa Zone Corporate Affairs portfolio which includes Public Policy, Sustainable Development, Corporate Social Investment and Enterprise Development, Communications, as well as Legal Services.