East Africa Breweries Board has appointed Martin Oduor Otieno as the chairman of the group effective January 1 next year.
Oduor-Otieno is currently the chairman of Kenya Breweries Limited and UDV (Kenya) Limited both subsidiaries of EABL Group as well as the Board Audit and Risk Committee.
He is an accomplished business leader, having worked more recently with Deloitte East Africa as Partner, and with KCB Group as CEO among other senior private sector appointments.
EABL Group managing director Andrew Cowan said Muchene will be remembered for made tremendous contribution in expansion of the company’s operations across all the markets it operates.
“Charles has made a huge strategic contribution as a leader in this business and is leaving EABL on a sound footing. His great insights will continue guiding the leadership in shaping the business for the future,” said Cowen.