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Francis Muthaura was head of civil service during Mwai Kibaki's tenure as president. Photo/FILE

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Muthaura is new Britam chairman

Francis Muthaura was head of civil service during Mwai Kibaki's tenure as president. Photo/FILE

Francis Muthaura was head of civil service during Mwai Kibaki’s tenure as president. Photo/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 30 – Britam, a diversified financial services group, has appointed Ambassador Francis Muthaura as the chairman of its board of directors.

This follows the resignation of J Nicholas- Ashford-Hodges, who has served as board chairman for many years. Ashford- Hogdes, a director of several other boards and sub committees of the British –American group of companies, was first appointed a director of the board in 2002.

Ambassador Muthaura, a career diplomat, was first appointed to the Britam Board of Directors on August 15, 2013. Before his retirement from public service, Mathura had served in several senior positions in government locally and abroad. His last position was Permanent Secretary, Head of the Civil Service and Secretary to the Cabinet.

He has vast public and private sector management and leadership experience gained through assignments both locally and internationally.

Ambassador Muthaura holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Political Science, and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations, University of Nairobi.

Britam has also appointed Dawood A. Rawat to the board.

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