NBC Clocks 65, Commits to Community Growth


Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), manufacturers of Coca-Cola products, stated its commitment to continued investments in Nigeria as it celebrated its 65th Anniversary.

The company made this known at a celebratory cocktail reception with industry stakeholders held earlier this month in Lagos. The engagement was part of the various programmes NBC is rolling out to commemorate its historic milestone and themed, ‘Celebrating a Tradition of Excellence’.

Speaking at an engagement session with one of the stakeholder groups, Managing Director of NBC, George Polymenakos said, “NBC is continuously making major investments and upgrading its systems, including our human capital to drive world class operations.

“Over the last six years, NBC has invested over $600m as part of the Company’s transformation journey to drive world class standards in its operations. As NBC continues to pursue excellence in its operations, people and systems, so much is being invested to transform our business, to better satisfy our market and loyal consumers,”  he stated.

Also commenting, Legal, Public Affairs and Communications Director, Sade Morgan explained that, “a key part of the Company’s sustainable growth and development agenda, is its commitment to ensure NBC is in touch with communities, partnering and collaborating with them on a regular basis.

“Nothing is more important and occupies the heart of our business, than ensuring that the communities we operate in are positively impacted”, the Company’s spokesperson added.

The beverage giant has recently  invested in the well-being of its communities through its intervention programs in the areas of skill acquisition and support initiatives for the youth, women empowerment and other community shared value projects, in other to leave a lasting legacy for generations to come.



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