, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – The Board of Directors of Capital Group has appointed Somoina Kimojino as the Acting Managing Director with immediate effect following the exit of Cyrus Kamau.
Kimojino, who has been with the company for 15 years, has been the Director of Programmes overseeing the company’s flagship radio business.
While announcing the appointment, Capital Group Board Director, Mary Anne Musangi, said Kimojino has also been instrumental in managing many partnerships.
“She is credited for steering the Koroga dream to what it is today,” added Musangi. “Somoina brings to this position a wealth of experience in planning, execution, stakeholder engagement and in creating valuable partnerships. She is passionate about the Capital Group brand and is keen to continue to be associated with its successes.”
On her part, Kimojino says she is elated to take on the new responsibility of steering the company on a growth trajectory.
“It’s exciting to take the CapitalFM brand to the next level. We are looking at growing our 360-degree media products with radio, online and also events,” says Kimojino.
Capital Group Editorial Director, Michael Mumo, while congratulating Kimojino on her appointment said Capital FM remains a trusted name in news and going forward.
“We remain committed to providing our listeners and readers with up to date timely news on all our platforms,” said Mumo.
“Her love for Capital FM and her consistency in innovating the brand through the years makes her the perfect choice for this new role,” added David Muba, Capital Group Digital Director.
Kimojino will report to the Board and is tasked with helping to create change and to turn around the business to higher profitability.