Mark Ocitti Appointed Kenya Breweries Ltd MD
Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL), a subsidiary of Diageo/East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL) has announced the appointment of Ugandan, Mark Ocitti as their new Managing Director.
In a statement released by KBL, Ocitti is to start his duties with effect from March 1, 2023.
“Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Ocitti as Managing Director, effective March 1, 2023,” the KBL company statement reads in part.
Ocitti replaces John Musunga who left KBL in October 2021, to join Guinness Nigeria. Mark Ocitti has over 20 years of business leadership in the beverages, oil and gas, and telecom sectors. Before his latest appointment, he has been the Managing Director of Serengeti Breweries in Tanzania.
He also served as the Managing Director of East African Breweries Limited (EABL) International, where he led the growth of the giant company’s export business in Rwanda, Burundi, DRC, and South Sudan. He later moved to Uganda in 2016, as Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL), Managing Director.
Ocitti in addition previously served in the oil industry with Shell International, as well as in telecommunications with Bharti Airtel.
He holds a degree in Statistics from Makerere University and a Master of Business Administration from Herriot Watt University in Scotland.