Gavin Dalgleish

Group Managing Director at Illovo Sugar Africa

Gavin first joined Illovo in 1988 as a post-graduate student, thereafter holding a number of technical, business development, operational, and general management roles. From 2008 he led the Australia-based global technology unit of the AB Mauri yeast business, re-joining Illovo in December 2010. Gavin was appointed to the Illovo Board as Operations Director in April 2012 and subsequently, as Group Managing Director in September 2013. He has played an integral role in the group’s evolution towards becoming a leading, pan-African, consumer-facing agri-business.



  • Group Managing Director

    September, 2013 - present