Mr. Babatunde Savage holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ibadan. He had his accountancy training with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) from 1978 to 1983. Mr. Savage has attended various overseas management trainings including Cranfield School of Management and Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
Mr. Savage joined the board of Guinness Nigeria in 1996. He was the company’s Director of Finance and later Corporate Planning Director. He was appointed Corporate Affairs Director in 1998 and Deputy Managing Director in 2005.
Mr. Savage retired in June 2009 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors with effect from 1 July 2009. He is the Chairman of the Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICCN). He lives in Nigeria.