British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT Kenya) Managing Director Beverly Spencer-Obatoyinbo has resigned.
The board of the firm announced her resignation.
Ms Spencer-Obatoyinbo will leave the firm at the end of the year on 31st December 2020 after serving for nearly 4 years in the position.
Following her resignation, the company has appointed Mr Crispin Achola as the new Managing Director effective 1st January 2021.
In a statement to investors, BAT Kenya noted that Mrs Beverly had completed her assignment and she will continue to serve in advisory capacity “for a period of time to ensure smooth transition”.
Before this appointment, Mr Crispin Achola served as the General Manager at Kimberly Clark for West, East and Central Africa and Managing Director for Nigeria. Prior to that, he worked for BAT Kenya & BAT Group from 1999 to 2017 having held several roles such as Managing Director for Mozambique and Sudan.
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