In his leadership role within South Africa, Doug has been integral to the championing of sustainability, helping the Company to minimise its impact on the planet and increase its efficiency and effectiveness. His achievements include a consistent improvement in water use ratio, energy use efficiency and solid waste reduction. In addition, his team introduced PlantBottle™ packaging to South Africa and designed the Valpré plant in Heidelberg which is heralded as one of the continent's greenest bottling plants.
Prior to leading Technical at CCSA, Doug served as the Technical Director for
Doug was responsible for the implementation of strategic infrastructure planning processes in three key markets - Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia while also redefining the commercialisation process by integrating and leveraging external resource capability. He took the lead in the planning, selection and installation of the first PET aseptic line outside of Japan in Singapore, as well as establishment of the supply chain function for the