Who is Jan du Plessis, SABMiller’s powerful Chairperson?
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Sky’s Julian Wentzel.
Wentzel shared insights into the power and personality of the SABMiller Chairperson Jan du Plessis.
He also dissects the big decisions Du Plessis and his Board have to take regarding the improved offer from AB Inbev.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
Du Plessis is very highly regarded in the UK.Julian Wentzel
Du Plessis has an amazing intellect.Julian Wentzel
Du Plessis is humble and measured, but determined.Julian Wentzel
Du Plessis encourages debate.Julian Wentzel
Du Plessis has been involved in global business for 20 years; he has a very strong track record.Julian Wentzel
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for AB Inbev.Julian Wentzel
SABMiller has the fastest growth of any brewer in the world.Julian Wentzel
AB Inbev is very cost-conscious.Julian Wentzel
This deal has merit, but there’s a lot of water that still needs to flow under the bridge.Julian Wentzel