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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