Guinness Nigeria PLC, a subsidiary of Diageo, has appointed the current Kenya Breweries Managing Director John Musunga as its Managing Director and CEO.

Kenya Breweries announced his appointment, which is effective on November 1, 2022, in a statement issued via social media.

“We are pleased to announce that our Kenya Managing Director, John Musunga, has been appointed MD and CEO of Guinness Nigeria PLC, a Diageo subsidiary, with effect from 1st November 2022,” the statement read.

Kenya Breweries lauded Musunga as a seasoned leader with international and local experience.

“Mr. Musunga is a seasoned leader with local and international leadership experience,” Kenya Breweries said.

According to Kenya Breweries, Musunga joined the company 19 months ago and has since led the business recovery through Covid-19, achieving phenomenal growth.

Prior to joining Kenya Breweries, Musunga had a highly successful career at GSK working at senior levels in Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Europe.

He also served as a Non-Executive Director for the Vision 2030 Board in Kenya.

Musunga also chaired the Kenya Association of Pharmaceuticals Industry and the Kenya HIV/AIDS Business Council.