Full Name
Ms. Jane Karuku
Job Title
Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
East African Breweries Limited (EABL)
Speaker Bio
Ms. Jane Karuku is the Group Managing Director and CEO at East African Breweries Limited (EABL PLC). As the EABL Group MD & CEO, she is among the most senior women leaders in East Africa, driving East and Central Africa’s largest manufacturing business to greater heights with iconic brands such as Tusker, Bell, Serengeti, Senator, Guinness and Johnnie Walker.

Ms. Karuku is a dynamic business leader, with strong management experience spanning over 25 years in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and non-governmental organisations. Her expansive experience straddles strategy development, operational management, marketing as well as organisational change management.

Ms. Karuku has previously held several board positions including, the Chair of the Vision 2030 Delivery Board, Barclays Bank (now ABSA Kenya), and a Trustee of USIU university Kenya.

She has been recognized and awarded for her contribution to the country’s social and economic development by the President of Kenya. She has been awarded the Presidential Order of Service, Uzalendo Award in May 2020 and the Moran of Golden Heart (MGH) award in December 2020.
Jane Karuku