Company profile: Uganda Breweries Ltd

Uganda Breweries Ltd is a beverage company. It is one of Uganda’s largest breweries, manufacturing beers, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages. It owns and markets a number of beers such as Bell Lager, Senator Lager, Pilsner Lager, Ngule, Tusker Lager, Tusker Lite, Tusker Malt Lager, Guinness. It also manufactures and distributes several spirits, which include Uganda Waragi, Bond 7, V&A Sherry, Smirnoff Vodka, Ciroc Vodka, Gilbeys Gin, Baileys Original Irish Cream, etc.

Uganda Breweries was founded in 1946, producing its first beer (Bell Lager) in 1950. The Nairobi-based East African Breweries Limited acquired a stake in the company in 1959. It was nationalised by President Idi Amin in 1974, until 1984 when it was handed back to EABL, which has a 98.2% shareholding in the company. EABL is itself a subsidiary of London-listed Diageo plc since 2000.

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Key People

Name Title
Mark Ociti Managing Director
Alvin Mbugua Finance Director
Ben Kyalo Mbuvi Sales Director
Charity Ekudu Kiyemba Corporate Relations and Legal Director
Alan Muguma Compliance, Audit & Governance Director
Florence Bamwine Human Resources Director
Shane Healy Supply Director
Juliana Kagwa Marketing Director