Guinness Nigeria appoints Emmanuel Egerton-Shyngle Commercial Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Egerton-Shyngle as its new Commercial Director, effective 1st November 2016. He will be taking 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; and prior to that, he was the General Manager at Fidson Products Plc. He also 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.

Mr. Costigan 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 and an HND in Marketing from the University of Jos, Nigeria. He also has Masters in Business Administration from 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 was with Cadbury Nigeria Plc. (Mondelez / Kraft Group) as the Sales Director with an Exceptional Performance.

Up until 2013, He was the General Manager at Fidson Products Limited (Nigeria) from 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. In addition, he was the National Sales Manager at 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.

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