Ekwunife Okoli

Managing Director, Diageo Africa Regional Markets

Ekwunife N. Okoli is the managing director of Diageo Africa Regional Markets (ARM). Mr. Okoli has been a member of the Diageo Africa Executive Team since 2005. In his current role, Mr. Okoli is actively involved in Diageo’s business, investment and interest in Africa and plays a key role in the design and development of the brewing sector, building sales, marketing, and branding teams.

Mr. Okoli joined Diageo in 1982 and has held various senior positions including managing director of Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd., Guinness Cameroun, and Guinness Nigeria Plc.

Mr. Okoli holds a BSC 1st class in marketing and an MBA, both from Nigerian universities.