Sales and Distribution Director
Yokesh Maharaj was appointed as Sales and Distribution Director for SAB in 2014. In this role Yokesh is responsible for the sales, trade marketing and distribution of SAB’s beer and flavoured alcoholic drinks in South Africa.
His first appointment to the board was in 2010 as Human Resources Director but Yokesh joined SAB in 2001 as a Management Trainee and has since held a number of positions within the organisation including SAB District Manager for the Limpopo Region, SAB General Manager for the East Coast Region and SAB General Manager for the Egoli Region.
Yokesh holds a Bachelor of Business (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Natal and a Bachelor of Technology (Hons) from the Natal University of Technology. He has also completed the Advanced Business Programme at the Natal University of Technology and an Executive Development Programme at London Business School.
Yokesh was appointed BU President South Africa of the newly created AB InBev Africa zone in 2016 and he will also serve as Country Director for SAB in South Africa.