The just-drinks interview – KWV

Thys Loubser was previously a high flier in the chemical industry but when he was invited to become CEO of the South African wine group KWV he had no hesitation in taking the job. In this month’s just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring spoke with Loubser about the opportunities and challenges facing KWV and the key changes he envisages for the company.

The just-drinks interview – Thys Loubser

10 July 2007

Thys Loubser was previously a high flier in the chemical industry but when he was invited to become CEO of the South African wine group KWV he had no hesitation in taking the job. In this month’s just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring spoke with Loubser about the opportunities and challenges facing KWV and the key changes he envisages for the company.

S AFRICA: One-off charges hit KWV earnings

29 March 2007

KWV has reported falling first-half earnings as one-off costs hit profits at the South African drinks group.

S AFRICA: KWV appoints new CEO

17 November 2006

KWV Limited has appointed Thys Loubser as successor to CEO, Dr Willem Barnard, who is retiring after 12 years in the position.

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