Prominent businessman Dr. Chris Kirubi has died at the age of 80.
The Capital Group Limited Chairman passed away today at 1 pm (14.06.2021) after a long battle with cancer surrounded by his family.
A statement from the family reads, “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Christopher J. Kirubi (1941-2021) who passed away today, Monday the 14th of June, 2021 at 1pm at his home after a long battle with cancer fought with fortitude, grace and courage. He was surrounded by his family.”
Dr. CK as he was fondly referred to has been battling cancer since 2016 and is survived by two children.
Dr Kirubi also chaired Haco Industries Limited, Kiruma International Limited, International House Limited, Nairobi Bottlers Limited, Sandvik East Africa Limited and DHL Kenya.
The industrialist was also a director at Centum Investment: East Africa’s leading investment company listed on the Nairobi and Uganda Securities Exchange.
More details shall be released in the coming days.