By Paul Ajayi
The Board of Directors, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has appointed Mr Emmanuel Difom, as the company’s Finance and Strategy Director, effective Nov. 1, 2021.
This is contained in a formal notification signed by the Company Secretary, Mr Rotimi Odusola, to the shareholders, the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., and the investing public and on Wednesday in Lagos.
The notice said that Difom’s appointment was approved by the board at a meeting held on Oct. 26, 2021.
The notice said that Difom would bring on board over 15 years of experience as Finance Director with proven functional, strategic and leadership capabilities.
“He is a highly accomplished executive with strong experience in business strategy, finance and tax management supported by a solid background in FMCG, oil and gas and banking sectors.
“The Board of Directors is assured that Difom brings the right skillset to the Board with his level of experience and understanding of the Diageo landscape.
“In addition to this, the wide experience of Difom in British American Tobacco, his knowledge of the business terrain in Nigeria and his good track record were very high points contributing to the board’s confidence in his appointment as the Finance and Strategy Director,”it said.