Equity Bank has appointed Prof. Isaac Muthure Macharia as the new Chairman to replace long-serving Peter Munga who has left the chairmanship post as part of the bank’s succession plan.
Prof. Macharia who has been serving as Non-Executive Director of Equity Group holds a Master of Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Nairobi. He is a Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA).
He has a depth of experience in the medical field for a period of thirty (30) years in various positions. He is a member of the Advisory Working Group (AWG), Ear and Hearing Care-CBM; he is the Regional Secretary for Africa and Middle East International Federation of Otorihinolaryngological Societies (IFOS).
He is the founder chairman of the Allergy Society of Kenya and also the founder Chairman of the Cochlear Implant Group of Kenya (CIGOK). He is also a member of various professional societies.