The Board of Directors of Guiness Nigeria plc has approved the appointment of Mr. Leo Breen as a Non-Executive Director of the company with effect from 25 April 2017.
Mr. Leo Andrew Breen has served as Non-Executive Director of Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd. since September 22, 2015. Leo Breen has over 14 years working experience as Finance Director. He has managed finance operations for a Diageo business unit comprising 16 countries including companies in Greece and Italy. He was the Finance Director for Diageo China from 2006 to 2011.
He is currently the Finance & Strategy Director for Diageo Africa Regional Markets and is based in London. He also serves on the board of Meta Abo Share Company in Ethiopia.
Subsequently, the board is pleased to notify the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the public that Mr. Phil John Jenkins, a Non-Executive Director, gave notice of his resignation from the Board of Directors via his letter dated 10 April 2017; the Board formally considered and accepted his resignation with effect from 25th April 2017 at its meeting held on same date.
Furthermore, Mr. Cephas Afebuameh, an Executive Director, also gave notice of his resignation from the Board via his letter dated 13 April 2017; the Board formally considered and accepted his resignation with effect from 25th April 2017 at its meeting held on same date.