Nigerian Breweries Appoints New MD

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Enterprise Television– Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) has announced the appointment of Jordi Borrut Bel as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company effective from January 22, 2018.

Borrut Bel will succeed Johan Doyer, who has been provisional Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since June.

Borrut Bel has served in NB’s various business operations, and is currently the Managing Director of Brarudi S.A., HEINEKEN’s subsidiary in Burundi, and a Board member of Bralirwa Limited, Rwanda, also a HEINEKEN subsidiary in Rwanda.

A statement from Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser said Borrut Bel’s appointment was apt, owing to his wealth of experience across the business’ functions.

“Borrut Bel has successfully led the company through a very turbulent period, strengthening the company’s route-to-market and launching successful innovations,” the statement read.

“Borrut Bel’s track record and broad experience stand him in a very good position to drive Nigerian Breweries Plc’ strategy and consolidate its leadership position in the Nigerian market”.

The company also announced a change in its management team with the appointment of Grace Omo-Lamai As Human Resource Director and Uche Unigwe as Sales Director.