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Adetu steps down in Guinness Nigeria executive exchange

27 October 2014, 21:28

Lagos - Seni Adetu will be stepping down as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of brewing company, Guinness Nigeria, in November.

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.

Also read: Nigeria's 'megachurches': a hidden pillar of Africa's top economy

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 Route-to-Consumer.

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 years.

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.

  – CAJ News



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