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Sweet on agility

Ehab Abou-Oaf, regional president of the world's biggest confectionery company, Mars Wrigley, believes in empowering employees to be nimble - and defies the anti-sugar movement.

"A mutual benefit is a shared benefit which we believe is more enduring. We believe that the standard by which our business relationships should be measured is the degree to which mutual benefits are created. These benefits can take many different forms, and need not be strictly financial in nature." - Ehab Abou-Oaf.

SITTING across the table at St Marc's cafe and enjoying a chocolate croissant, Ehab Abou-Oaf, regional president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery, laughs and says: "I like to say I eat 50kg of chocolate every year." This reporter pauses and considers, but somehow, the figure seems believable coming...

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