Mr. Babatunde Abayomi Savage holds an Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ibadan. He had his accountancy training with Coopers & Lybrand (now Price waterhouse Coopers) from 1978 to 1983.
Mr. Savage has attended various overseas management training including a stint at Cranfield School of Management and Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
Mr. Savage joined the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc in 1996. He was the Company’s Director of Finance and later Corporate Planning Director. He was appointed the Corporate Affairs Director in 1998 and the Deputy Managing Director in 2005.
Upon his retirement from the Company in June 2009, Mr. Savage was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from 1st July 2009.
He is the Chairman of the Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICCN) and a member of the Council of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). He resides in Nigeria.