Lagos - Seni Adetu will be stepping down as Managing
Director and Chief Executive Officer of brewing company, Guinness Nigeria, in
He leaves after two and a half years.
The company also announced the appointment of John O’Keeffe
as Adetu’s successor.
To ensure a smooth transition, Adetu will work alongside
O’Keeffe until the end of December 2014.
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According to the Guinness Nigeria, during his time in role,
Adetu has creditably led the business, successfully completed the capacity
expansion project and commenced a major transformation in the company’s
Prior to taking up this assignment, the outgoing CEO was the
Managing Director of Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd., based in Accra, Ghana and
East African He has been a Board Member of Guinness Nigeria for the past two
The new CEO has been in Diageo for over 20 years, and has
had a very strong career.
Diageo is the parent company of the Nigerian brewer.