, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 1 – Kenya Electricity Generating Company has confirmed Rebecca Miano as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
Miano took over as the Acting Managing Director following the retirement of Albert Mugo on Friday 25th August 2017 who was at the helm for three years.
Miano, who until her appointment was KenGen’s Company Secretary for eight years, is the first woman to hold the position since the company was established.
In her previous position, she was responsible for driving the corporate governance agenda in the Company; providing guidance and support to the Board and is the secretary to the Board and all its Committees.
She was also In-charge of establishing and enforcing the corporate governance framework of the Company and safeguarding shareholders’ interests.
Previously, she worked for Kenya Power and Lighting Company when KenGen used to be under the management of KPLC.
Before joining the energy sector, she worked at Musyoka Annan & Company Advocates (Nairobi) and Slater and Gordon (Queensland, Australia). She holds a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from University of Nairobi, Diploma in Law (Kenya School of Law) and Post Graduate Studies in Comparative Law (University of Australia).
She is a Registered Certified Public Secretary Kenya (CPS –K) with the Registration of Public Secretaries Board.