Tag: Diageo


  • Peter Ndegwa formally takes over as Safaricom CEO, 5 months after he’s picked

    Five months after he was headhunted from Diageo office in UK, Peter Ndegwa officially takes over from Michael Joseph as Safaricoms CEO from today, April 1, 2020. And this is not an April Fools day joke. In late October last year, the Safaricom board announced the appointment of Peter Ndegwa as the company’s new CEO…

  • Peter Ndegwa to take over as Safaricom CEO from April 2020

    The Safaricom board has appointed Peter Ndegwa as the company’s CEO from April 1, 2020. Ndegwa joins Safaricom Diageo where he is the current MD of Diageo Continental Europe. He brings a wealth of experience in General Management, Commercial and Business Strategy, Sales and Finance Operations, having spent over 25 years in various roles within…

  • ‘CNN Marketplace Africa’ features Kenya’s beer industry rivals – Keroche and EABL

    This week, ‘CNN Marketplace Africa’ examines Kenya’s lucrative beer market, including a look at the only Kenyan-owned large-scale brewery which is trying to make its mark in an industry often dominated by European-backed businesses. Host Eleni Giokos reports from Keroche Breweries, the home of Summit Beer, in Nairobi where she meets CEO, Tabitha Karanja. (TOP: Keroche…