Champion Breweries Plc has notified The Nigerian Stock Exchange of the resignation of Didier Francis Martial Leleu as a Director of the Company effective 3rd December, 2015. The Company also notified The Exchange of the appointments of Mr. Samson Aigbedo and Mrs. Helen A. Umanah as new Directors of the Company effective 3rd December, 2015.

Mr. Samson Aigbedo holds a degree in Biochemistry from University of IIorin, Nigeria. He started his professional career with Nigerian Breweries Plc, Ibadan in 1993 as a Brewer in charge of Bottling and has spent over twenty years in the same company occupying various positions. He was the Head of Brewery Operations at the Company’s headquarters in Lagos before this appointment.

Mrs. Helen A. Umanah holds Diplomas both in English and in Secretarial Studies (London). She is a member of the Incorporated Phonographic Society (IPS), London. She started her working career in London as a Secretary at the British Petroleum (formerly African Petroleum) from 1971 to 1975 before becoming the Personal Assistant to Head of Service of the United Kingdom, 1975 to 1980. She has been on the Audit Committee of Champion Breweries as shareholders’ representative from 2011 till date and was the MD/CEO, A-Hani Ventures Limited (Contractors to Exxon Mobil in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Shell, NAFCON and NNPC).