The Kenya Association of Music producers (KAMP) has appointed Angela Ndambuki as the Vice Chairperson to the company’s Board of Directors for a period of 3 years effective immediately.
Commenting on her appointment, Angela said, “I am honored to be appointed as vice-chairperson of KAMP. It gives me the opportunity to share my experiences and help grow the organization. I believe there are huge opportunities for the organization and I look forward to working with the Board and management team to strengthen our position in the copyright industry for the benefit of all our members.”
Angela Ndambuki is a highly accomplished, results-oriented executive with several years of experience and vast knowledge in strategic decision making and leadership. She holds a Master of Law in Intellectual property Law from University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi.
Most recently, she was the Chief Executive Officer at Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) where she provided visionary leadership, coordinated programs, and activities for the organization and advanced relations with the government, stakeholders and the donor community. Her passion for intellectual property saw her secure collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on Intellectual Property Rights advancement in the business community through training and creation of an IP Policy. Her hard work and resilience saw her nominated as a member of the Advisory Panel for the UK based African Financial & Economic Crimes Academy to tackle financial and economic crime in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Previously, she served as the Chief Executive Officer at Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) where she was nominated by WIPO in collaboration with the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) as a Speaker in the sub-regional meeting in Zimbabwe on Economic Impetus in the Creative Industries. She also facilitated the implementation of the first local monitoring and distribution software for collective management of neighboring rights in Sub-Saharan Africa and successfully steered PRISK to become the first African CMO to a member of the international performer’s rights societies umbrella body; SCAPR in 2014. She has won numerous awards including the prestigious CEO Global Awards, 2015 Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government in the Category of Welfare and Civil Society Organizations, Top 40 under 40 Women 2017 and listed as 100 most Reputable Africans by Reputation Poll. She also sits as a board member of the Machakos County Entertainment Centre for Film, Media, Music and the Arts
Commenting on the appointment, former chairman Japheth Kasanga said, “Ms. Ndambuki brings a very strong track record of delivering above and beyond results for herself and her teams and comes to KAMP with extensive relationships and knowledge of strategic and collective management. We are confident that her background and knowledge will contribute immensely to our growth and success in the industry.’’