Kenya Power appoints new CEO

The Kenya Power Board of Directors has appointed Bernard Ngugi as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Prior to his appointment, Ngugi was the Company’s General Manager in charge of Supply Chain. He takes over from Eng. Jared Othieno who has been the Acting Managing Director & CEO since July 2018 when he was appointed to the position following the exit of the former Management team.

Ngugi has over 30 years’ experience in the Company with expertise in financial and revenue accounting, internal audit and supply chain management. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting.

“My immediate focus is to lead the Company towards improved profitability while ensuring the business fulfils its socio-economic purpose. This will be achieved by implementing our 5 Year Strategic Plan that broadly aims at delivering excellent customer service and ensuring our business sustainability,” said Ngugi.

Source: ESI Africa