Board of Directors
FRANCIS THOMBE NYAMMO ( MBS, OGW )
Hon. Nyammo joined the Board in 1977. He has extensive experience as a Director of both quoted and non-quoted companies. He also has extensive experience in banking and insurance. Hon. Nyammo was a Member of Parliament from 2007 - 2012. Hon. Nyammo holds a B.A degree from the University of London and has undergone management and corporate governance training locally and abroad.
Raymond Nyamweya joined the Board in 2004, bringing to the board his extensive experience in financial management and strategy development and implementation.
Raymond holds an MBA degree and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Option) from the University of Nairobi. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, Kenya) and a Certified Public Secretary (CPS, Kenya).
Mr. Nyamweya is currently Managing Partner of Rose Avenue Consulting Group.
SUSAN N. OMANGA
Susan Omanga joined the Board in 2010, bringing extensive experience in marketing and brand development. Susan is the CEO and founder of Exclamation Marketing Ltd. She previously served in senior marketing positions at Colgate Palmolive, Boots Kenya, Barclays Bank, and Standard Chartered. In the past she served as a non-executive Director in the Group Board of KCB where she was also Chairperson of KCB Foundation, Director S & L Mortgages and Director KCB Uganda.
Susan also sits on the Boards of UAP-Old Mutual Holdings, and KETEPA. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with a Minor in Advertising from Rocky Mountain College, Billings Montana, USA.
JOB KARIRU MURIUKI - CFA
(Representing Centum Investment Company Limited)
Job Kariru Muriuki joined the Board in March 2008. He brings to the Board Financial investment expertise having held senior positions in leading financial corporations in Kenya and Overseas.
Job holds a B.A (Hons) Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a M.Eng Business Management & Environmental Engineering and an MA Honorary Degree from the University of Cambridge, Downing College. In 2012 Job was awarded certification from the CFA Institute as a Certified Financial Analyst. He is currently the Principal, Private Equity - Centum Investment Company Limited.
Centum Investment Company Limited
Centum is the largest quoted investment company in East Africa with over 38,000 shareholders and has been listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange since 1967. Centum is both a provider and manager of funds, and positions itself as an investment channel through which other investors are able to access diversified investments and management expertise for a superior return. Centum had assets under management (AUM) of KES 15 Billion as at 31st March 2011. Centum aims to become Africa’s foremost investment channel through creating tangible wealth for investors with a target of achieving an AUM of KES 30 Billion by 2014.
ALI HUSSEIN KASSIM
Ali Hussein Kassim joined the Board in February 2014, bringing to the Board extensive experience in Strategy Marketing, New media & Business Development. He is the Principal, Hussein & Associates, a Digital Transformation Consultancy, and the immediate CEO of 3mice interactive media ltd, a Nairobi based pioneer interactive agency in East Africa, Partner of Xterra Capital, founding CEO of Wunderman (Kenya). He serves as an advisory board member of DEMO Africa, the premier Africa Tech Startup launch pad and the flagship initiative of LIONS@Africa Partnership which include Microsoft, Nokia, Intel & USAID.
Ali also served as a board member at the Kenya Network and he is an occasional blogger on www.alyhussein.com
SARA JEROP RUTO
Sara Jerop Ruto joined the Board in Nov 2014. She has a career spanning over 20 years working in educational institutions and financial corporations in Kenya. She brings to the Board extensive experience in the fields of Education, Social Science Research and Strategic Planning.
Sara attained her Bachelors Degree (Education) and Masters Degree (Education) from Kenyatta University, and later attained her Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Sara has worked as a lecturer in Kenyatta University and is currently the Regional Manager, Uwezo East Africa, Overseeing Uwezo in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
TRUPHOSA KWAKA SUMBA
Truphosa Kwaka Sumba joined the Board in Nov 2014, bringing to the board
extensive expertise in education management, corporate governance and
Truphosa holds a M.A (Economics) in Development
Administration and Management from the University of Manchester, UK and
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) from Daystar University, Kenya.
She currently is the Principal – Nairobi Campus, St. Paul’s University and
also a writer/columnist for the Leadership Journal.
She is also a
non-executive director of International Leadership Foundation – Kenya and
previously was board director of Life in Abundance – Kenya.
(Non- Executive, Independent)
Muigai Githu joined the Board in August 2015. He holds an LLB Degree from the University of Kent, United Kingdom and a Diploma from the Kenya School of Law and is a Practicing Lawyer specializing in the areas of Corporate Commercial Law and Intellectual Property Law.