Who is Ben Mbuvi?
A marketer turned a great salesman, Ben Mbuvi is the current sales/ commercial Director(Uganda and Great Lakes Region) at Uganda Breweries Limited for the last 6 years.
With over 15 years in driving profitable business growth in challenging markets with an In-depth appreciation of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) Industry, Ben is one of the most experienced, accomplished senior sales professionals this market has.
Ben moved to Uganda Breweries from Guinness Ghana where he worked as Head of Distribution and Route to Market . Ben has a broad experience managing sales in different contexts, developing, and implementing trade strategy as well as designing and implementing route to consumer in FMCG the setting.
Why Ben Stands out
Over the years, Ben has effectively groomed highly motivated Sales Teams at UBL, a proven performer, and a productive team leader the FMCGs sector has ever had.
The Covid 19 pandemic presented business challenges but UBL`s bottom line was given a boost through initiatives like Partnership marketing with Jumia, Party Central online liquor platform to enable easy route to consumer one of Ben`s critical strength.
Over the years, Ben has exhibited consistence and a well-documented record of developing an Advantaged Route to Consumer, Distributor Management, Customer Marketing, Consumer and Trade Category Management, Brand Building, Customer Management and Demand Planning and that’s why he is celebrated
Ben holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree(Marketing) from University of Nairobi and a Master of Business Administration from ESAMI among his other academic qualifications.