International Breweries to change its financial Year-end to December

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International Breweries Plc (“IBPlc”) announced on Wednesday that it would be changing its financial year-end from 31 March to 31 December of every year. In a statement released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the firm said that the first application would be for a nine months period ending 31 December, 2017. The Ilesha-based brewer announced in early June that it was exploring merging operations with its sister companies, Intafact Beverages Limited based in Onitsha and Pabod Breweries Limited based in Port Harcourt. All three companies are indirect subsidiaries of Anheuser-Busch InBev inherited from the merger with SABMiller. On August 29, IBPlc announced that it had received all regulatory approvals from the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Nigerian Stock Excha

Guinness Nigeria Makes Four New Executive-Level Appointments

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Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of four directors, as the foremost brewer re-energizes to optimize performance and execute its strategic growth plans. The appointments have taken effect. The appointees are Bola Olajomi-Otubu, Human Resources Director; Colman Hanna, Supply Chain Director; Adenike Adebola, Marketing and Innovation Director (Guinness and Spirits) and Jody Samuels-Ike, Marketing and Innovation Director (Innovation, Lager, Consumer Connections and APNADS). According to Guinness Nigeria, the appointees bring a solid combination of profound commercial and operational experience which would be instrumental in further repositioning the company as it navigates the current economic challenges in Nigeria to achieve sturdy growth and expansion. “I am delighted to wel

Guinness Nigeria appoints Mark Sandys to its Board as Non-Executive Director

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Guinness Nigeria Plc, on Monday announced the appointment of Mark Sandys to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective 30th August 2017. Sandys, a long-serving executive of Diageo Plc with over 20 years’ experience has an MA degree in English and French from Balliol College, Oxford University in 1996. In the over 19 years he has been with Diageo, he has served as a Senior Marketing Executive in different capacities including as Global Marketing Strategy & Innovation Director Baileys, Marketing & Innovation Director, Diageo Russia & Eastern Europe (based in Moscow), Category Director, Whiskey & Reserve, Asia Pacific. He is currently the Global Head of Beer, Baileys & Smirnoff for Diageo and resides in Ireland.Powered by WPeMatico