Kenya Power appoints new CEO

Kenya, Nairobi: Effective from the 4 January 2017, the Kenya Power Board of Directors appointed Dr. Ken Tarus as the utility’s new acting managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO).

The appointment follows the exit of the former MD and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo, whose contract period ended on 6 January 2017, reports ESI-Africa.

Tarus, 46, brings with him over 20 years’ corporate leadership and management experience, five of which are in the energy sector.

Prior to this appointment, he was the Company’s general manager in charge of finance and a member of the executive management team for a period of two years.

Source: ESI-Africa