NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 25 – The KCB Group Board has appointed Andrew Wambari Kairu as the new Chairman with immediate effect.
The career banker takes over from Ngeny Biwott who has chaired the Group Board since 2013.
KCB Group CEO and MD, Joshua Oigara, said the Group is looking forward to Kairu’s leadership in the lender’s growth agenda into the future.
“He has extensive business and technical experience that is aligned and central to KCB transformation journey into the future,” said Oigara.
Kairu has over 20 years of executive experience in the financial sector, with extensive experience in banking. Prior to his appointment, he was an Independent Non-Executive Director at KCB Plc and KCB Bank Kenya.