Paul Gallagher has resigned from Guinness Nigeria Plc as a Non-Executive Director. In a notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the company made known that Gallagher’s resignation took effect from January 29, 2019.
Gallagher’s profile at a glance
Paul Gallagher is a seasoned global supply and procurement expert with over 25 years’ experience. He obtained an honours degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin Ireland.
Gallagher joined Diageo Plc in 1993 and he is currently the Global Supply and Procurement Operational Excellence Director for Diageo. He is responsible for the company’s end to end procurement and supply chain across Africa, including global accountability for excellence in operations.
Prior to this, he has held several senior leadership positions across Diageo including President North America Procurement and Supply Chain; Asia Pacific Procurement & Supply Chain Director; Diageo North America Senior Vice President, Customer Service & Supply among other roles.
He is a Non-Executive Director of East African Breweries Limited, a publicly quoted Diageo subsidiary in Kenya.
He was appointed to the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc as a Non-Executive Director with effect from November 1, 2018.
Guinness Nigeria Plc engages in brewing, packaging, marketing, and selling spirits, beers, ready-to-drink products, and non-alcoholic drinks primarily in Nigeria.
The company offers spirits under the Johnnie Walker Black, Johnnie Walker Red, Johnnie Walker Blue, Ciroc Vodka, Smirnoff Vodka, Baileys, Orijin Bitters, McDowell’s No.1, Gordon’s gin, and Master’s Choice; and beers under the Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, Guinness Extra Smooth, Guinness Africa Special, Dubic, Harp, and Satzenbrau brands.
Guinness also provides ready-to-drink products under the Smirnoff Ice, SNAPP, and Orijin brand names; and non-alcoholic drinks under the Malta Guinness, Malta Guinness Herbs Lite, Dubic Malt, Orijin Zero, and Malta Guinness Low Sugar brands. The company also exports its products.
Guiness Nigeria Plc traded N65 on the NSE floor as of February 7, 2019.