People: Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd (KPLC.NR)

KPLC.NR on Nairobi Stock Exchange

15.10KES
17 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eliazar Ochola

66 2010 Chairman of the Board

Ben Chumo

2013 Chief Manager, Human Resources and Administration, Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Lawrence Yego

Chief Manager, Finance

Kevina Wepukhulu

Ag. Chief Manager, Human Resources & Administration

Samuel Ndirangu

Chief Manager, Information Technology and Telecommunications

Joseph Gathuru

Regional Manager, Nairobi North

Rosemary Gitonga

Chief Manager, Commercial Services

Joseph Masibo

Chief Manager, Distribution

Sammy Muita

Chief Manager, Energy Transmission

Benson Muriithi

Chief Manager, Distribution

Stanley Mutwiri

Chief Manager, Projects

Joshua Mwangi

Regional Manager, Nairobi South

David Mwaniki

Regional Manager, Mount Kenya

Raphael Mwaura

Chief Manager, Planning, Research and Performance Monitoring

John Ombui

Chief Manager, Supplies, Stores & Transport

Jared Othieno

Regional Manager, West

Haid Yusuf

Regional Manager, Coast

Beatrice Meso

2013 Company Secretary

Macharia Kariuki

58 2009 Director

Theodorah Malla-Kilukumi

49 2007 Director

Jacob Mwirigi

69 2009 Director

Jane Nashida

41 Director

Joseph Njoroge

56 2013 Director

Patrick Obath

59 2009 Director

Kamau Thugge

56 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eliazar Ochola

Mr. Eliazar Ochieng Ochola has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd since March 4, 2010. He joined the Board of Directors of the Company in December 8, 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree (Accounting). He has over 29 years experience in private sector management, having worked in senior positions in multinational corporations including Kenya Swiss Chemical Limited (Ciba Geigy Group). He is also Director of Wanyaka General Supplies Company Limited.

Ben Chumo

Dr. Ben Chumo is Chief Manager, Human Resources and Administration, Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He has been Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since July 1, 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees.

Lawrence Yego

Kevina Wepukhulu

Ms. Kevina Wepukhulu serves as Ag. Chief Manager, Human Resources & Administration at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. She holds Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Masters of Business Administration in Human Resources degree.

Samuel Ndirangu

Eng. Samuel Ndirangu is Chief Manager, Information Technology and Telecommunications of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He is Registered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Joseph Gathuru

Eng. Joseph K. Gathuru serves as Regional Manager, Nairobi North at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science in English. He is Registered Engineer.

Rosemary Gitonga

Eng. Rosemary K. Gitonga is Chief Manager, Commercial Services of The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. She is Registered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Joseph Masibo

Eng. Joseph W. Masibo is Chief Manager, Distribution at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He is Registered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Business Administration.

Sammy Muita

Eng. Sammy Muita is Chief Manager, Energy Transmission of Kenya Power & Lighting Company Ltd. He is Registered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. He is Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology.

Benson Muriithi

Eng. Benson Muriithi is Chief Manager, Distribution of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He is Registered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and MBA degree.

Stanley Mutwiri

Eng. Stanley K. Mutwiri serves as Chief Manager, Projects at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He holds Bachelor of Science Degree in English and a Masters of Business Administration degree.

Joshua Mwangi

Eng. Joshua Mwangi serves as Regional Manager, Nairobi South at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering. He is Registered Engineer.

David Mwaniki

Eng. David Mwaniki is Regional Manager, Mount Kenya at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He holds BSc (Eng.) and MBA degrees and is Registered Engineer.

Raphael Mwaura

Eng. Raphael Mwaura is Chief Manager, Planning, Research and Performance Monitoring at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He is registered Engineer and holds Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

John Ombui

Eng. John Ombui is Chief Manager, Supplies, Stores & Transport of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He is Registered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and MBA. He is Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Jared Othieno

Eng. Jared Othieno is Regional Manager, West of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He is Registered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and MBA.

Haid Yusuf

Mr. Haid Yusuf serves as Regional Manager, Coast at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He holds Bachelor of English degree.

Beatrice Meso

Ms. Beatrice Mugeni Meso has served as Company Secretary at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd since October 1, 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Legal Letters degree, and a Masters of Business Administration Degree.

Macharia Kariuki

Mr. Macharia Kariuki has been Director of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd since December 18, 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and has experience in private sector management. He is currently in horticulture business, prior to which he worked as Sales Manager with the United Distributing Company Ltd., and with the Nation Media Group. Within the Company he is Member of Audit, Strategy & Customer Service and IPP Committees and Chairman of the Procurement Oversight Committee.

Theodorah Malla-Kilukumi

Dr. Theodorah Malla-Kilukumi has been Director of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd since October 15, 2007. She holds a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery. She has experience in medical health practice and community leadership. She joined the Board of Directors of the Company in October 15, 2007. She is also Director of Elasticity Properties Limited and Dee Properties Limited. Within the Company she is also Chairperson of the Staff and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Procurement Oversight and Information Technology Committees.

Jacob Mwirigi

Mr. Jacob K. Mwirigi has been Director of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd since December 18, 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and is currently in private practice in the insurance and oil industries. Mr. Mwirigi has also served as Director of Kabage & Mwirigi Insurance Brokers, prior to which he worked with the East African Community, KPLC and American Life Insurance Company. He is also Director of Orix Oil (Kenya), Meru Ginnery (1994) Ltd., Apex Petroleum Ltd. and Remu DTM Limited. Within the Company he is also Member of the Audit, Staff and Remuneration Committees and Chairman of the Information Technology Committee.

Jane Nashida

Ms. Jane Apetet Nashida serves as Director at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. She has training in accounting, and religious studies and philosophy. She is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Development Studies at Mt. Kenya University. Mrs. Nashida works with the Constituency Development Fund, Turkana South Office. Previously, she worked with the Parliamentary Service Commission Constituency Office, Turkana, and the Full Gospel Development Project.

Joseph Njoroge

Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge serves as Director at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. He was Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd from June 2007 to June 30, 2013. His resignation followed his nomination as the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Master of Business Administration with a major in Strategic Management. He has experience in power engineering and management. He joined the Company in 1980 and rose through the ranks to become Managing Director in June 2007. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer, Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK, a Registered Consulting Engineer, and is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. Within the Company he is Member of the Audit, Strategy & Customer Service, Staff and Remuneration, Procurement Oversight, IPP and Information Technology Committees.

Patrick Obath

Eng. Patrick E. O. Obath has been Director of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd since December 18, 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham. He is Registered Engineer. He has worked with Shell, advising companies in different parts of the world, and also served as Managing Director of Shell. He is currently the chairman of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), a director of African Alliance Bank, Wananchi Goup Holding Ltd., PZ Cussons E A Ltd, Afren Plc (UK), Standard Chartered Bank, New Forest Company (UK) and Ardour Capital Investments LLC (UK). He is also a member of the National Economic Social Council (NESC). Within the Company he is also Member of the Audit, Strategy & Customer Service and IPP Committees.

Kamau Thugge

Dr. Kamau Thugge serves as Director at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. he is is currently the Principal Secretary at The National Treasury. He has previously worked in the Ministry of Finance as Head of Fiscal and Monetary Affairs Department, Economic Secretary and as Senior Economic Advisor. Before joining the Ministry of Finance he worked with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as Economist/Senior Economist and Deputy Division Chief. Dr. Thugge holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Colorado College, USA; Masters in Economics from Johns Hopkins University, USA; and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics, also from Johns Hopkins University.
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