Guinness Nigeria announces retirement of John O’Keeffe from its Board, appoints Dayalan Nayager as Vice Chairman

Guinness Nigeria Plc has notified the Nigerian Exchange, the investing public and other stakeholders of the retirement of Mr. John O’Keeffe from its Board with effect from 30th June 2022. 

Mr. John O’Keeffe was appointed to the Board of Guinness Nigeria on 1st July 2015 and elected as the Vice Chairman of the Board with effect from 19th September 2016. Until his retirement, he served as the chairman of the Nomination, Governance and Remunerations Committee of the Board.

The Board of Guinness Nigeria expressed its appreciation to Mr. John O’Keeffe for his strong and passionate leadership, strategic focus and commitment to the success of the Company and wish him the best in his new assignments.

On a related note, the Company announces the appointment of Mr. Dayalan Nayager as a Non-Executive Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc with effect from the 1st of July 2022.

Mr. Nayager, the erstwhile Managing Director Diageo Great Britain, brings to the Board extensive experience in the consumer goods industry, having previously held leadership roles within Diageo and across Commercial, Supply Chain, R&D and Marketing positions for other multi-nationals in Africa.

The Board is optimistic that the leadership of the Company would be further strengthened through Mr. Nayager’s invaluable experience and passion in developing strong talent and his remarkable capacity to guide in the articulation of strategy and support the implementation of a structured and disciplined approach that drives stronger performance and sustainable growth.

Source: Guinness Nigeria announces retirement of John O’Keeffe its Board, appoints Dayalan Nayager as Vice Chairman – StocksWatch (

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