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Titus Naikuni appointed Airtel Kenya Board Chair

21 November 2014, 11:39 Nechesa Chemoi

Nairobi - Former Kenya Airways CEO Dr. Titus Naikuni has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airtel Kenya.

Naikuni was also appointed Chairman of Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Board of Directors following his retirement from KQ, where he had served since 2003.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Christian de Faria, CEO Airtel Africa, said: “We are pleased to have Dr. Naikuni on the Board. His wealth of experience will add immense value to the Board and provide strategic guidance to our operations in Kenya, to enable Airtel gain an important place in the Telecom sector in the country.”

Dr. Naikuni, has had extensive boardroom experience having previously served on various company boards, including as a member of the board of Brunner Mond (South Africa), as Chairman of the Kenya Power & Lighting Company, Chairman of Housing Finance Company Limited, Board member of CFC Bank, Board member of Heritage Insurance, Board member of the Kenya Airways Group of Companies and on the IATA Board of Governors, amongst others. 

Also read: Naikuni appointed RVR Board Chair

He is currently a board member of Maersk Kenya Ltd, Access Kenya Ltd, East Africa Portland Cement Company, Precision Air Tanzania, deputy Chairman of Magadi Soda Company Ltd, a member of Lafarge International Advisory Board and Chancellor South Eastern Kenya University. 

He received the Manager of the Year Award for Kenya in 2002.

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