What did next BAT MD Crispin Achola study in university?

What did next BAT MD Crispin Achola study in university?

BAT Kenya named Crispin Achola its next chief executive on December 7. Achola will take over as BAT Kenya managing director in January 2021, replacing Beverly Spencer-Obatoyinbo who is stepping down after more than four years as BAT Kenya MD.

Achola takes over as BAT MD at a time when the company continues to grapple with rising taxes, tightening tobacco regulations and competition from black market cigarettes.


Where did next BAT MD Crispin Achola work previously?

Crispin Achola will join BAT from American consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Kimberly-Clark is the maker of Huggies diapers. Achola joined Kimberly-Clark in 2017. At Kimberly-Clark, Achola oversaw the company’s operations across most of Africa while based in Nigeria as country managing director.

Prior to Kimberly-Clark, Achola worked at BAT Kenya and oversaw BAT Group operations in several African countries including Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Sudan. Achola’s previous career with BAT spanned nearly 20 years.


What did Crispin Achola study in university?

Crispin Achola joined Strathmore for his high school studies in the 80s. He pursued his bachelor’s degree at the University of Nairobi where he studied business administration. Achola is a marketing specialist with a track record of turning around businesses.


How to buy BAT shares

BAT shares trade on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under “BAT” symbol. BAT Kenya pays dividend to its shareholders and may be ideal for investors seeking an extra income source.

To be able to buy BAT shares, choose a good stockbroker and open a CDS account. Decide the amount of BAT shares you want to purchase and place your order. Bear in mind that the minimum number of BAT shares you can buy in every transaction is 100 units. Also, remember to provide the broker with the money to purchase the shares for you.

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