The Board of Directors of International Breweries Plc has welcomed Mr Andrew Scott Murray into its fold. He will be serving in the capacity of a Non-Executive Director.
A statement signed by the company’s Secretary, Mr Muyiwa Ayojimi, and issued to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said the Board of Directors are pleased Mr Murray is bringing his wealth of professional experience towards ensuring the company’s growth.
The newly-appointed Non-Executive Director currently serves as the Vice President in charge of Finance at ABInBev Africa (Johannesburg); the parent company of International Breweries Plc. In his capacity as the Vice President, Finance, he oversees the financial functions of ABInBev Africa across its African operations.
“The Board of International Breweries Plc has appointed Mr. Andrew Scott Murray as a Non-Executive Director of the Company.” -International Breweries
He has also served as the Global Director of AB Inbev M&A which is based in New York City, the United States of America. Mr Murray is said to have built an exceptional track record in the handling of official transactions and corporate disposals.
Other key roles he has performed at AB Inbev was being a member of the company’s focused group on Budgeting and Business Performance Optimisation.
Mr Murray joined AB InBev in 2013. Before this time, he already worked for seven years in a management consultancy firm called Bain & Company.
The American studied for a Bachelor of Arts degree at Williams College, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States of America. He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, the United States of America.
International Breweries Plc is a leading Nigerian brewer which was incorporated in 1971. The company, which is best known for brewing Trophy Lager, was quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1995. It is a subsidiary of AB InBev which recently acquired major stocks in the company.
The company’s stock is currently trading at N33.55 on the Nigerian bourse.