Mr. Francis Agbonhalor replaces Peter Ndegwa who takes over as Managing Director of Guinness Nigeria PLC.A statement issued by the company and copied to Pulse Business “Mr. Agbonlahor has an exceptional business performance track record spanning over 25 years in the highly competitive, culturally diverse Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FCMG) industry”.
Professional and Academic Background
Prior to his new role as Managing Director of GGBL, Mr. Agbonlahor was General Manager of Meta Abo Brewery, Diageo’s business in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for four years, where he successfully transformed a previously government owned company into a high performing, privatised, global business in Ethiopia.
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He also served for four years as Supply Chain Director and Board Member of Guinness Nigeria PLC until December 2011 and before that he held various senior roles within Diageo, majority of these in Nigeria.He joined Guinness Nigeria in 1990 as a graduate management trainee fresh from the university.