Ola Energy, formerly known as Oilibya, has announced a replacement for their manager Duncan Murashiki, whose tenure ends at the end of July 30th, with the appointment of Millicent Onyonyi.
Ms. Onyonyi brings on board extensive experience from the energy sector at the operational and leadership level. Millicent has over 25 years’ experience in the sector has risen to a Chief Executive Officer at BOC Kenya.
A proven energy sector professional, Ms. Onyonyi began her career at Welcome Kenya/GlaxoSmithKline and Colgate Palmolive where she worked as Product Manager before joining Esso Kenya as a Marketing Analyst.
Ms. Onyonyi rose to Acting General Manager in Libya Oil Kenya having had international assignments as Business Analyst for Exxon Mobil in Brussels and Retail Coordinator for Libya Oil business in Africa.
She later joined BOC Kenya in 2016 as the Managing Director with the responsibility for the gas business in the East African region. During her stint at BOC, she was credited for increasing employee engagement and expansion of the distribution network.
A Bachelor of Commerce graduate from the University of Nairobi (UoN), Ms. Onyonyi will steer Ola Energy’s strategic agenda and business strategy 2018-2021 new strategy that is hinged on rebranding the retail network and boosting growth.
Ms. Onyonyi will play a pivotal role in driving the brand’s commitment to be one of the key downstream players in the market by providing high-quality products and services at the convenience of its current and new customers.
“I am proud of the tremendous business transformation that my team at Ola Energy Kenya has achieved,” the outgoing General Manager Mr. Duncan Murashiki, who has served for a period of five years, said while speaking of Ms.Onyonyi.
Ms. Onyonyi will be reporting to the Board of Directors, Ola Energy Kenya from where she will seek functional guidance from the global region office.