Guinness Nigeria Plc Appoints Adebayo Alli New Managing Director
Adebayo Alli has been appointed as theManaging Director of Guinness Nigeria over from John Musunga 1, 2024.
Alli, described as a commercially astute and transformative business leader with nearly two decades of experience across supply chain, manufacturing, program management, andpreviously held various senior leadership roles within Diageo, including Plant Manager, Supply Chain Director, and Commercial Director Guinness Nigeria. In his current role Director, he has driven outstanding growth, improved profitability, and successfully embraced digital transformation.
He is recognized for his focus on people andthe professional growth of his colleagues. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan and an MSc in Advanced Process Engineering from Loughborough University, United Kingdom.
He is a well-rounded executive with almost two decades of broad experience and leadership
supply chain, manufacturing, program management, and sales. He has a proven track record of transforming business units, optimising end-to-end supply chains, leading commercial organisations to breakthroughs and delivering results through a diverse and inclusive team in complex, uncertain, and disruptive environments.
In 2013 Bayo moved to Ethiopia on an International Assignment to join Diageo’s Meta Abo Brewery Limited’s leadershipthe project lead for a business transformation project. He to Plant Manager in 2014 and appointed Supply Chain Director in 2015. Bayo brought style of leadership displaying a heightened sense of cultural awareness, inclusive leadership, and a mission unlock many breakthroughs while working in Ethiopia.
He returned to Nigeria in 2017 as Operationspursuit of his general management ambition, he transitioned to commercial taking up several senior commercial sales roles Guinness Nigeria PLC. Between 2019 and 2020, Bayo was appointed and served briefly as the Director for IPS, Reserve & Modern Trade. In 2020, Bayo was appointed as the Commercial Director for Guinness Nigeria.
In his current role as the Commercial Director, he has led the delivery of outstanding NSV growth, doubled Gross Profits, unlockedgrown, or held value share across priority categories, and partnered with Guinness Nigeria’s distributors to deliver mutually profitable growth despite significant headwinds. Bayo also transformed one with a digital-focused has successfully leveraged technological solutions to drive incremental growth, deliver productivity, embed operational safety, and sustain market share growth.
Bayo is known for his deliberate focus onmany bold bets across supply and commercial has helped unlock business and personal growth for many of his colleagues thereby ensuring robust succession plans. His purpose is to add value to the world by inspiring others especially Africans to cause the transformations he wants to leave everything better than he it.
Bayo is a commercially astute leader with a transformative and collaborative leadership style. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan; and an MSc in Advanced Process Engineering from Loughborough University, United Kingdom.
Abidemi Ademola, thethat John Musunga has resigned as the Managing Director of Guinness Nigeria Plc, 31, 2023, and has moved to role as the Managing Director for Southern, West and Central Africa (SWC) within Diageo Africa.