The Kenya Power Board of Directors has appointed Rosemary Oduor as the acting managing director and chief executive officer of the utility firm with immediate effect.
The appointment which is effective August 3, 2021, follows the resignation of Bernard Ngugi who has been with the firm for 32 years prior to his appointment as chief executive of the company two years ago.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I take this opportunity to thank Mr. Bernard Ngugi for his dedicated service to the Company, and wish him all the best in his future endeavours,” said Vivienne Yeda, Chairman Board of Directors.
Until her appointment, Rosemary Oduor was the Kenya Power General Manager for Commercial Services and Sales.
She has served the NSE-listed firm in various positions having joined the company in 1991.
“The Board of Directors would like to assure all of Kenya Power’s stakeholders, that our priority remains the successful implementation of the growth strategy in order to place the Company firmly on the path towards sustainable profitability,” she added.
Oduor holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Electrical and Communications Engineering from Moi University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nairobi.
She is also a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya