Benson Asemota

Benson Asemota is a Packaging Shift Manager with Ogba brewery & has actively been building high performing teams to package Guinness Nigeria’s great brands for about a decade.


He is currently at the forefront in delivering Project Barbara (New Ogba PET line 9) on behalf of Ogba site.

Benson is passionate and energetic about driving and delivering operational excellence always and is a keen believer in positively adding value wherever he finds himself.

His career in Guinness Nigeria started as a Technical operator in Packaging (Aba brewery) and has seen him build his experience across both glass and canning lines.

He has acted in many roles like Operations Support Manager, Line manager and Packaging Manager at various times in the past.

He has also been a key member in supporting the delivery of exceptional performance in notable projects such as the Review of GN Existing Maintenance (REM) on SAP, People Capability Work Stream Member-Project Eagle (Ogba brew house expansion), Project Falcon, Ogba Rapid Deployment, Manufacturing Management System (MMS) & most recently Project Barbara (New PET Line).

Prior to joining Guinness Nigeria Plc in February 16, 2004, Benson worked as a Quality analyst with the Municipal Water Treatment arm of the Edo State Water Corporation (Ojirami dam). He was also an Assistant Examiner with the West African Examination Council (WAEC) & had equally been a subject tutor both in Benin City and Uboma in Imo state respectively.

Among the awards he has received in the past is the Doug Nicholls – Supply superstar award in F'07.

Benson holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Microbiology from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State.

He loves to unwind with the Johnnie Walker black or a chilled bottle of Guinness Stout & likes to play scrabble and chess.