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Guinness Nigeria announces Board approval of Baker Magunda as new Managing Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc, announced on Thursday that its Board of Directors has approved Mr Baker Magunda as the company’s new Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st July 2018.

Mr Peter Ndegwa, the company’s former Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, gave his notice of resignation on 30th June 2018 and the Board accepted his resignation on the same date.

Guinness Nigeria unveils new PET bottles for its APNADs as it commissions new N6.5bn PET plant

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the launch of its Adult Premium Non-Alcoholic Drinks (APNADs) in new PET bottles.

The announcement was made in Lagos recently by the company’s Managing Director, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, at the commissioning of the company’s N6.5bn PET bottles plant.

Mr. Ndegwa stated that one of the strategies adopted by the company is to work with local artists in the community to recycle used PET bottles into fascinating art works thereby eliminating plastic wastes.

Manufacturers Association unveils new responsible drinking campaign

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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has increased its responsible alcohol drinking campaign with the launch of the third phase of the crusade by its Beer Sectoral Group (BSG), which is made up of leading brewing companies in Nigeria such as Nigerian Breweries Plc, Guinness Nigeria Plc and International Breweries Plc operating in 17 locations in various parts of the country.

Guinness Nigeria wins multiple awards at International Spirits contest

Guinness Nigeria Plc has won several medals at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC).

The competition was the biggest in its history, with over 2,200 entries. Guinness Nigeria slugged it out with over 2,200 international brands to clinch the award.

An SFWSC medal has become a recognized affirmation of high quality and one of the most reliable and universal indications of spirits excellence.

Obaseki to push for non-punitive tax system for local companies

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said local companies looking to invest should be given more incentives to do so, including a non-punitive tax regime to encourage investments and boost the nation’s economic growth.

The Governor made the case while receiving the management team of Guinness Nigeria Plc., led by the Chairman, Babatunde Savage, who paid a courtesy visit to the governor, at the Government House in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

Guinness Nigeria pays courtesy visit to Edo State Governor, traditional fathers as it rolls out Royal Kingdom Lager

Guinness Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the launch of Royal Kingdom Lager beer; a truly local beer finely brewed to international quality.

According to the company, Royal Kingdom is a first of its kind; redefining quality, heritage, culture and royalty for the proud people of Edo and Delta States. It has a refined, crisp and refreshing taste made with pure ingredients for a rich and rewarding experience.

Guinness Nigeria makes transitional change; appoints Magunda as new CEO

Guinness Nigeria announced on Wednesday that CEO Peter Ndegwa will be stepping down to take up a new role within Diageo plc, Guinness Nigeria’s parent company. Baker Magunda, currently Managing Director of Meta Abo Brewery in Ethiopia will take over as the new CEO of Guinness Nigeria, following a period of transition.

Peter has been at Guinness Nigeria for nearly three years and has overseen the recent transformation at the company, including the successful Rights Issue and implementation of the productivity programme, the company said in a statement. Recent Q3 financial performance has shown the improvement that these projects are delivering.

Guinness Nigeria sustains nine months growth as profits surge

Guinness Nigeria Plc, on Friday reported results for the first nine months of its financial year through March 2018, with revenue rising 17.39% to ₦105bn from ₦90bn in the previous year, sustaining a growth momentum begun in June ending 2017, when the firm regained profitability.

Satzenbrau Lager awarded Gold in 2018 Monde Selection Awards

In recognition of Guinness Nigeria’s commitments to quality and excellence, one of its brands, Satzenbrau Premium Pilsner Lager has been awarded Gold in the 2018 Monde Selection Awards in Brussels, Belgium.

Monde Selection is an international and independent Institute that recognizes brands across the world for taste and quality.

Guinness Nigeria, Wecyclers partner on waste management

Guinness Nigeria Plc, and Wecyclers, a for-profit social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability, socioeconomic development, and community health, have signed agreement on waste management.

The partnership is expected to, among other things, help support the implementation of Guinness Nigeria’s 4R waste management strategy, covering Reduction, Reuse, Recovery and Recycle, while addressing increasing local and global concerns around the environmental issues of waste disposal.