David Muriithi


Job Title: Director of finance and strategy

Company: Serengeti Breweries


David Muriithi is the director of finance and strategy at Serengeti Breweries.

He is an experienced and talented business leader with built functional breadth in finance and strategy.

David started at PwC, and then joined British American Tobacco (BAT) where he worked his way up to commercial finance manager. He then took on the head of commercial finance role at Kenya Breweries Ltd (Diageo PLC), before assuming the position of finance director in Diageo Ethiopia.

He holds a bachelor of Business & Management (Finance) from Moi University, and is a certified public accountant; public secretary and information systems auditor.


  • April 2022 - Present: Finance & Strategy Director, Serengeti Breweries (EABL/ Diageo), Tanzania
  • March 2020 to March 2022: Finance & Strategy Director, Diageo Ethiopia
  • January 2019 to March 2020: Head of Group Finance, East Africa Breweries Ltd
  • October 2016 to December 2018: Commercial Finance Manager, KBL
  • May 2014 to September 2016: Commercial Finance Manager, Marketing (East & Central Africa), British American Tobacco
  • June 2012 to April 2014: Corporate Finance Manager, Planning and Reporting,(East & Central Africa), British American Tobacco
  • 2009 to May 2012: Regional Internal Auditor (Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa), British American Tobacco
  • 2005 to 2008: Senior Associate, Assurance and Business Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers


  • Bachelor of Business & Management (Finance): Moi University, Kenya
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K): Strathmore University, Kenya
  • Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (CPS-K): Self-study
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA): Strathmore University, Kenya

Serengeti Breweries
Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) is a leading beer and spirits company in Tanzania. From owning a single small brewery based in Dar es Salaam, SBL now operates three breweries located in Moshi, Mwanza and Dar es Salaam, employing over 800 staff – both directly and indirectly.

The company was incorporated in 1988 as Associated Breweries Limited and changed its name to Serengeti Breweries Limited in 2002. SBL’s headquarters are in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Serengeti is part of East African Breweries Limited.

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