Guinness Nigeria Announces New Directors for Sales & Customer Marketing

Guinness Nigeria, has announced new director level appointments in its organisation as part of its strategy to continue to provide Nigerians with the most iconic and admired consumer products in the Nigerian market.

The new appointments include movement within the team as well as new joiners.

The appointments were announced by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Seni Adetu who confirmed that Afeez Ajibowu is appointed Regional Sales Director – West and North West, Chizoba Ojielo is appointed Regional Sales Director – East and North East, while Innocent Nwaononiwu is appointed as Sales Services Director.

Patrick Awotwi will also join the team in the role of Route-to-Consumer Director and Eyitemi Taire as Customer Marketing Director with effect from 15th July 2013.
Adetu said: “We aim to be the most iconic and admired consumer goods Company in Nigeria and we realise that a major enabler for this lies in the opportunity to transform our Route-to-Consumer as well as expanding the capability and capacity of our sales organisation. These appointments will give depth to our overall operations and will ensure that we are better able to serve every Nigerian across the country.”

Diageo – majority stake owners of Guinness Nigeria - is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wines, and beer categories. Diageo is a global company, trading in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE).

Guinness is a truly pan-regional premium beer brand brewed in over 20 countries throughout the continent and is exported to many others.

Diageo Africa employs over 6,000 people accounting for one in four of Diageo’s workforce worldwide.