Jane Karuku is a Kenyan businesswoman and current Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the East African Breweries Limited.
She states that her purpose in life is to “Grow people with energy”, and to inspire them to unleash their potential.
Ms Karuku describes herself as a highly experienced professional evidenced by her work across diverse sectors including but not limited to Fast-moving Consumer goods, Telecommunications and Non-Profit sectors.
Her career evolved over the years from Brand Management, Operations Management to General management and Non-profit sector leadership.
Karuku was enlisted in The Africa Definitive List of Women CEOs, unveiled during The Definitive List Summit held on October 13, 2021.
She was part of the 50 African women who qualified from an initial list of 526 women who run 355 companies as either CEO of publicly listed African corporations, division heads of publicly listed African corporations, the Africa-region heads or Africa country heads of global corporations.
EABL recorded a 15 per cent growth in revenue for the year ended June 2021, profit before tax was up 2 per cent, despite the tough operating environment, with the onset of the pandemic.