Managing Director/CEO of Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. John O’Keeffe, has paid a courtesy visit to the management of the Nigerian Stock Exchange as part of his first official outing. Keeffe who arrived at the market with his team had the opportunity to ring the closing gong to bring trading activities to a close for the day.
Keeffe said that the visit was appropriate because of the long standing partnership that the two institutions have shared.
He said “Guinness has a long and rich history in Nigeria and with the NSE having first listed here in 1965 and today being one of the top listed companies on the platform. I am aware of this great partnership and I and my executive team are committed to doing all that we can to continue this partnership to our mutual benefit.”
During the visit, Mr O’Keeffe used the opportunity to share his strategic plans towards enhancing operational efficiencies and maximising shareholder value for Guinness Nigeria. Reeling out the level of investment the company have made in the Nigerian economy over the years, Kefeee disclosed that a total of N52b investment so far has been channeled to increase capacity.He noted that the investment in capacity expansion which started in 2011 had seen two of the organisations plants completed in Lagos and Benin.