TotalEnergies Kenya picks new Managing Director

KENYA – TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc, a leading petroleum and gas products supplier in the East African region, has appointed Eric Fanchini as a director and the company’s new Managing Director. Fanchini is an insider at the oil marketing company which he has served for 18 years in various managerial positions including a stint as the IT Manager for the company’s aviation business in Paris. He replaces the exiting Olagoke Aluko who heads up the company’s ladder to become the Vice President of Finance & Corporate Affairs for Marketing and…

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Centum Investment makes leadership changes

KENYA – Investment firm Centum, has made some changes to its leadership team with the appointment of Dr. Laila Macharia as the new Vice-Chairperson of the board and Mr. Andrew Musangi as a member of the board. Dr. Macharia joined the board of Centum Investment in October 2013 as an independent non-executive director. Prior to her appointment as the vice-chair, she served as the leader of the nominations and governance committee as well as a member of the finance and investment, audit and risk committees. She also serves on the…

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Standard Chartered Bank Kenya adds two new directors to its board

KENYA – Standard Chartered Bank Kenya has appointed two new directors to replace Eng. Patrick Obath and Ian Bryden who left the board one month ago. The new directors are technology and innovation expert Nivedita Sharma and banking professional Birju Sanghrajka. Nivedita will serve as a non-executive director on the board chaired by Kellen Eileen Kariuki. She is a tech expert and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer at BRCK, a software company that provides free public Wi-Fi to low-income neighborhoods in Nairobi. Nivedita Co-founded eLimu, a company credited for digitizing…

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Airtel Africa appoints Olusegun Ogunsanya as new Chief Executive Officer

AFRICA – Airtel Africa Plc, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, has announced the appointment of Mr Olusegun Ogunsanya as the new Chief Executive Officer. This follows the notice of retirement given by the current Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Raghunath Mandava, to the Board of the telecoms firm. As per the statement issued by the telco, Segun Ogunsanya will join the Board of Africa business from October 1, 2021. Along with this, the telco also appointed CFO Jaideep Paul as an Executive Director. He will join…

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