Guinness Nigeria, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, and a leading total beverage alcohol company in Nigeria has announced the resignation of Mr. Stanley Njoroge from the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc with effect from 31st July 2021.
Mr. Stanley Njoroge, who until his resignation served as the Finance and Strategy Director, was appointed to the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc as an Executive Director in March 2018.
Recall that on December 31, 2020, Guinness Nigeria also announced the resignation of Mr. Bismarck Jemide Rewane from its board. Mr. Bismarck Jemide Rewane, who until his resignation served as the Chairman of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee of the Board, was appointed to the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc as a Non-Executive Director in 2008.
The Board of Guinness Nigeria thanks Mr. Stanley Njoroge for his service and contribution to the growth of the company and wishes him all the best in his future endeavours.
Mr. Stanley Wanyoike Njoroge is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). He is an alumnus of both the University of Nairobi and Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya.
Stanley’s initial experience was in tax advisory with Deloitte & Touche East Africa, providing tax consultancy and managing tax clients in Kenya and Uganda. He also led several tax training sessions across Africa including in Lagos.
Stanley joined Diageo in 2008 as the Tax Manager in East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL) and expanded his experience within the wider finance Within Diageo, he has held a number of key finance leadership roles across Asia and Africa including Financial Controller of EABL, Finance Director of PT Gitaswara Indonesia and Finance Director of Meta Abo Brewery SC/Diageo Ethiopia.
In his most recent role as the Diageo Global Audit and Risk Director, Africa and Europe, he was responsible for providing assurance to the audit committee of Diageo Board of Directors on the management of key risks across Diageo’s businesses in Africa (Nigeria, East Africa, South Africa, African Regional Markets) and across Europe markets.