Kenya’s largest telecommunications giant, Safaricom Plc, on February 15 announced the appointment of Ms. Rose Ogega to its Board of Directors.
At the Board of Directors’ meeting held on 12th February 2019, the board approved the appointment of Ms. Ogega as an independent non-executive director effective 12th February 2019.
“Ms. Ogega brings a wealth of experience spanning over 25 years advising and managing both large, complex and emerging startup ventures. Her previous boardroom experience and versatility will certainly add value to Safaricom Board, helping take the organization to the next level of success,” said Mr. Nicholas Ng’ang’a Safaricom Chairman.
Ms. Ogega has had vast experience as a financial expert; a knowledge gained over the many years she’s served on various positions before she ventured into the world of entrepreneurship.
She has worked with the audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and DHL International and has served on various other boards including Barclays Bank, UAP Old Mutual Group and Centre for Corporate Governance.
Notably, she was also the inaugural chair for the Women Enterprise Fund Advisory Board. Ms. Ogega will replace Susan Mudhune, whose tenure as a corporate governance consultant ended in September 2018 after nine years on the board of the Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed firm.
Ms. Ogega Rose is currently the Managing Director of Bloom Consultancy, an executive coaching organization that focuses on leadership development through mentoring and coaching.