Mr. Johan Prakken (1922-2001) was an HVA luminary who made his mark when he served as Managing Director of HVA’s enormous sugar factories during our boom years in East Africa. When HVA commenced its operations in Ethiopia in the 1950s, sugar
The Legacy of the Incandescent Lightbulb.
This article is part of a series where HVA would like to recognize some of the pioneers who helped spur these advances as many trailblazing innovators have been forgotten along the way. One of the biggest yet possibly least recognized