Guinness Nigeria has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Egerton-Shyngle into the position of Commercial Director.
Effective 1st November 2016, Egerton-Shyngle will take over from Paul Costigan who will be moving into other roles within Diageo.
Peter Ndegwa, Managing Director/CEO, Guinness Nigeria Plc said: “I am really excited to have Emmanuel in this new role as he builds upon the work that Paul has started and continues the execution of our aligned commercial strategy over the coming period. I want to really thank Paul for his immense contribution to developing our sales organisation over the past two years.”
Mr. Egerton-Shyngle joined Guinness Nigeria one year ago and during his time, he has played a key role in supporting and shaping the sales organisation’s focus on retail execution and increasing sales performance standards right across the board.
Prior to joining Guinness Nigeria Plc, Egerton-Shyngle was the Sales Director at Cadbury Nigeria, General Manager at Fidson Products Plc., worked overseas as a branch manager in retail banking, and had built a career of over 23 years at Consolidated Breweries and Nigerian Breweries Plc.
Paul will play a key role in supporting Emmanuel during the handover to ensure a smooth transition.
Emmanuel Egerton-Shyngle holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science alongside an HND in Marketing from the University of Jos, Nigeria. He completed his Masters in Business Administration at the University of Benin, Nigeria. With over thirty years of work experience in Nigeria and Overseas with a number of increasing leadership roles, Emmanuel joined Guinness Nigeria Plc as the Retail Sales Director prior to this he joined Cadbury Nigeria Plc. (Mondelez / Kraft Group) as the Sales Director with an Exceptional Performance.
Up until 2013, He was appointed as the General Manager for Fidson Products Limited (Nigeria) in 2008. He worked at the Nat West Bank– London (UK) for a period of two years ranging from 2006 to 2008 in branch management, Retail banking. Also National Sales Manager –Nigerian Breweries (Heineken International), and HR remunerations and Project Manager -NBPlc Emmanuel is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.