Lucy Manning is the Regional Brewing and Quality Manager at the subsidiary of AB-InBev in Tanzania – Tanzania Breweries Ltd (TBL) Group.
AB-InBev operates Tanzania’s largest brewery with four plants, with operations in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Mbeya and Mwanza; and a distillery based in Dar es Salaam. It also operates two breweries in Uganda.
A senior level manager, an entrepreneur and scientist with over 19 years of supply chain network experience in foods & beverages, pharmaceutical & cosmetic, and tobacco, Lucy is experienced on quality management and compliance and has designed/implemented standard operations practices for at several companies in Tanzania
Lucy’s Regional Brewing and Quality Manager role supports TBL Group of companies’ four brewing plants in Tanzania and two Nile Breweries Limited’s plants in Uganda.
She coordinates regulatory compliance and quality management system activities for the brewing and quality departments in both countries.
She is also the head of the Group’s Voyage Plant Optimization Food Safety Management system for East Africa, coordinate internal and second party audits for our plants and suppliers and manage relationships with our customers, consumers and regulators in the region.
She also supports new product development activities and specification factory approval systems while also managing functional 3-year strategic plans for continuous improvement, capital investment, people development, food safety information management system, GAP recovery and compliance audits.