Angola: Castel Group Delegate Dies

Luanda — The chief executive of Group Castel in Angola Philippe Frédéric died on Saturday night (15th) in Luanda of a heart attack, announced the Management of the said group and Angolan partners, in a note distributed to the press.

A French nationality, Philippe Frédéric arrived in Angola in 1986, having participated in the development of the Angolan Oil Industry, according to the condolence note to which Angop had access on Sunday.

In 2009, he joined the Castel Group as chief executive of companies in Angola, contributing to the evolution of the activities of that group, where he launched the implementation of the maize production farm in northern Malanje province.

"He headed the group during the period of successive crises, marked by the sudden drop in oil prices and, more recently, during the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, without ever losing his optimism", reads the message of condolences.

In another message, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Victor Fernandes, says he has learnt, with great pain, of the death of the Managing Director of the Castel Angola Group, Philippe Frédéric.

On Angolan soil, Philippe Frédéric also served as President of the Fiscal Council of the Association of Beverage Industries of Angola (AIBA).

A French nationality, Philippe Frédéric arrived in Angola in 1986, having participated in the development of the Angolan Oil Industry, according to the condolence note to which Angop had access on Sunday.

In 2009, he joined the Castel Group as chief executive of companies in Angola, contributing to the evolution of the activities of that group, where he launched the implementation of the maize production farm in northern Malanje province.

"He headed the group during the period of successive crises, marked by the sudden drop in oil prices and, more recently, during the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, without ever losing his optimism", reads the message of condolences.

In another message, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Victor Fernandes, says he has learnt, with great pain, of the death of the Managing Director of the Castel Angola Group, Philippe Frédéric.

On Angolan soil, Philippe Frédéric also served as President of the Fiscal Council of the Association of Beverage Industries of Angola (AIBA).

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