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Kenya Power appoints new General Managers

The Board of Directors of Kenya Power has announced the appointment new General Managers following the departure of a number of former General Managers who were implicated in corruption scandal at the power distributor.

The Director of Public Prosecutions and his counterpart at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations had in July 2018 made mass arrests at the power firm that included the then CEO Dr Ken Tarus among several General Managers. The Ksh 4.5 billion scandal saw Dr Tarus, his predecessor Dr Ben Chumo and 10 top executives charged in court.

In a notice to staff, the firm’s CEO Mr Bernard Ngugi made the following appointments:

Imelda Chepkoech Bore who has been acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary has been appointed as the General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary. Peter Waweru Njenga has been appointed General Manager, Street Lighting, a position he has held in an acting capacity. Charles Mwaura Wanyanga who has been acting General Manager, System Operation Networks has been appointed to that position. The Manager of Energy Management, Rosemary Achola Oduor has been appointed as the General Manager, Customer Service and Regional Co-ordination.

Aggrey Jesambuli Machasio who has been acting GM, Customer Service and Regional Co-ordination, has been appointed GM Connectivity Implementation. The current Manager, Treasury and Revenue Accounting, Mohamed Abu Somo has been promoted to the position of GM, Finance. John Kipyegon Ng’eno is the new GM, Supply Chain a position previously held by Bernard Ngugi before he was appointed as the CEO. The new GM, Human Resource and Administration is Cecilia Mung’wele Kalungu. While Robert Kariuki Mugo has been appointed to the position of GM, Information & Communication Technology.

In the notice signed by the CEO, the appointments will be on a four year contract.

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