From Rugby Star to Best TikToker in Africa – Dennis Ombachi’s...
As a rugby sevens player, Ombachi competed for Kenya at the 2016 Summer Olympics and was a member of the squad that competed at the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Russia. But it is on Tik Tok, creating food content, that he became an international sensation.
Maina Kageni: How I Accidentally Landed on Radio
Reflecting on how he got into radio, Kageni states that it was by chance. Although his uncle is Royal Media Services (RMS) CEO SK Macharia, Kageni says that he had never considered a career in media before he accidentally landed a job at Capital FM.
I&M Promotes Kihara Maina to Regional CEO
Low's 2-year stint had seen I&M continue its expansion in the region - including its 2021 entry into Uganda with the Ksh3.6 billion acquisition of a 90% stake in Oriental Bank Limited. I&M credited Low with driving regional growth, and tasked Maina with further accelerating it.
Cyber Shujaa: Opportunities for 1,000 Young Kenyan Women in 2023
In addition to training the executives, Cyber Shujaa places the graduates with employers and works with those who want to go into enterprise to incubate their businesses at USIU where they learn about entrepreneurship.
Priscilla Gathungu Takes Over as Java CEO
As a long-time Java insider, Gathungu will be familiar with Java's operations and business. Over the past two years, she has served as a divisional Managing Director at Java.
Kenya Power Chair Pushed Out Over Uhuru Links
She was appointed in 2020 as Uhuru led reforms at the utility ostensibly to lower the cost of power, primarily attributed to flawed long-term power purchase deals signed by Kenya Power with independent power producers (IPPs).
3 Times Igathe’s Old Bosses Re-Hired Him
Polycarp Igathe isn't your everyday executive. Nearly everyone who employs him seemingly wants him back every time he leaves a company.
SA Manufacturer Appoints Polycarp Igathe as Chief Growth Officer
He will be tasked with expanding the company's business in markets across the continent. The conglomerate manufactures a range of popular homecare, personal care, baby and food brands.
Equity Uganda MD Samuel Kirubi Promoted to Group COO
Kirubi has spent 21 years at Equity Group, taking on roles across operations, marketing, service and management. He started off as an intern as part of the Equity Leaders Program (ELP).
Second Act: Joshua Oigara Takes Over at Stanbic Bank
The 47-year old Oigara will be taking from Mudiwa who spent five years at the helm of Stanbic, part of South Africa's Standard Bank Group. As he exited, the bank credited him with leading the bank's digital transformation in Kenya and unlocking growth in profitability.