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Kenya Rugby Union appoints new CEO

20 January 2015, 13:27

Nairobi - The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Board has announced that Mr. Ronald Bukusi has been appointed as its new CEO.

This after a month long recruitment process handled by regional professional consulting firm, Career Directions, who shortlisted, conducted interviews and tests on the various candidates before recommending the best candidate for the position.

Bukusi, who assumes office on 1st February 2015 is no stranger to Kenyan rugby, having previously served at the KRU as a National Executive Trainer from 1994 to 2000 under the Chairmanship of Amb. Dennis Awori and George Kariuki.

Prior to his appointment, Bukusi worked as a corporate trainer with Chicago based firm Arthur Anderson LLP. He is a trained rugby coach and educator and has had a coaching stint with the Chicago Blaze Men’s Rugby and Chicago Sirens Women’s Rugby Clubs.

The KRU said: "A holder of a Master's Degree in Sports Management, Bukusi brings an array of corporate experience as well as technical rugby understanding to the K.R.U and is best suited to take charge of professionalization of the Secretariat alongside establishing systems and processes to enhance efficiency, effectiveness and transparency within the organization.

"The KRU Board takes this opportunity to congratulate, welcome and wish him well as he takes up his appointment. He can rest assured of our unwavering support and zero interference."

The Board is finalizing on the appointment of the Chief Finance Officer and shall announce the same in due course.

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