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Guinness Ghana announces appointment of Hélène Weesie as MD

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) announces the appointment of Ms. Hélène Elizabeth Antoinette Weesie as an Executive Director on the Board of the Company effective 16th September 2020 and Managing Director effective 7th of September 2020.

Below is a brief background of Ms. Hélène Elizabeth Antoinette Weesie.

Ms. Hélène Weesie brings on board experience from across the Consumer-Packaged Goods and Beverage Alcohol industries. Her early career was spent in Unilever Marketing roles. She moved on to spend 21 years in a wide variety of roles at Heineken encompassing Marketing, Sales and General Management across Europe, Latin America and Africa. This included 4 years as the Commercial Director for Africa and the Middle East where she first got to know Diageo closely through her involvement with Brandhouse in South Africa. Hélène’s final role in Heineken was as the General Manager of the Panama business where she drove significant transformation, growing the business and gaining market shares.

Hélène hold a master’s degree in Marketing & Sociology, University of Wageningen, Netherlands. An Advanced Management Program, London business School, Advanced Executive Program, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Senior Executive Program, IESE Business School, University of Navarra, and Supervisory Board Cycle 32, Nyenrode Business University, Netherlands.


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