Kenyan female CEOs: Dr Jennifer Riria, Rebecca Miano, Kendi Ntwiga and Nasim Devji. Here’s a list of 10 Kenyan companies led by female CEOs in 2022.
Leading the pack is the 1946-founded Kenyan bank, DTB Kenya.
The bank’s current CEO is Nasim Devji. Devji serves as a Managing Director and the Group CEO at the bank. Appointed in 2001, Ms Devji is the longest-serving female CEO of a publicly listed company in Kenya.
DTB’s largest shareholder is The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). Nasim Devji – Group CEO & Managing Director, Diamond Trust Bank Founded in 1954, KenGen is the largest producer of electricity in the East African region.
The publicly listed power generating and supplying company is led by Rebecca Miano.
A corporate lawyer by profession, Miano was appointed as the CEO to lead the company in 2017. She serves as the first female Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of KenGen, which is home to the famous Olkaria Geothermal Spa. Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) CEO Rebecca Miano It is also the first large Kenyan brewery owned by a non-multinational company. At the helm of its leadership is its founder and entrepreneurial Nakuru businesswoman Tabitha Karanja Keroche . Keroche Breweries CEO Tabitha Karanja posing with AABLA Award GE East Africa is a multinational company with various stakes in healthcare, aviation and power.
Brenda Mbathi serves as the current GE East Africa CEO and Executive Director of Government Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Relations at GE Africa. Ms. Mbathi was appointed as the CEO in 2015. Brenda Mbathi, GE East Africa CEO and Executive Director of Government Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Relations at GE Africa Founded in 1895 and listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Limuru Tea is one of Kenya’s oldest tea plantations.
Founded in 1990, Zep-Re promotes trade, development, and integration within COMESA.
Appointed in 2017, the current CEO is Hope Murera. Prior to her appointment as the CEO, Ms. Murera served as a General Manager within Zep-Re. Zep-Re has regional subsidiaries in Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia and Uganda. Zep-Re (PTA Reinsurance Company) CEO Hope Murera Registered in 1982, Echo Network Africa, formerly known as Kenya Women Holding, is an NGO that focuses on empowering and improving the lives of women.
The current CEO at Echo is Dr Jennifer Riria, who has been the CEO since 1991. Echo Network Africa CEO Dr Jennifer Riria Founded in 1922, EABL is Kenya’s largest […]