The Board Chairman of Guinness Ghana Breweries PLC, Dr Felix Addo has revealed that the shareholders of the company will receive a dividend payment of GHs 0.0351 per share amounting to GHs10.77 million for the 2017-18 financial year.

Dr Addo said this at the company’s 46th Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the Fiesta Royale Hotel in Accra.

The dividend payment will be the first in 7 years. According to Dr Addo, this is a reflection of the company’s growth and positive performance.

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He explained that during the year under review, the focus of the company was to grow market share and strengthen the equity of the brands. He added that rewarding loyal consumers during the year under review was a priority for the company.

He said there is a clear strategy to ensure another positive year for Guinness Ghana.

“As we have commenced a new financial year, and despite the current uncertainties in both the global and local markets which are adversely impacting especially our forex exposures, I would like to assure shareholders that we have the right people and a clear strategy to deliver another impactful financial year as we pursue our ambition to create the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products company in Ghana.”