National Bank of Kenya has announced the appointment of four executives to its management team including three who held senior roles at Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and one from East African Breweries Limited (EABL).
Mr. Duncan Okun has been appointed as the Chief Risk Officer and prior to joining the bank, he worked with KCB as the Group Head of Operations Risk providing support to subsidiaries in UG, Rwanda, Burundi, TZ and Sudan. He will be responsible for overseeing all matters relating to governance, risk compliance and control frameworks in the bank. Duncan has over 10 years’ experience in senior management roles and previously worked at Standard Chartered Bank in various positions
Mr.Peter Kioko joins the Bank in the capacity of Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Prior to joining the bank he worked at EABL as a Finance Director. Peter has 20 years’ experience in various companies within the broader financial management domain of banking, FMCG and manufacturing sectors including Kenya Shell/BP Ltd as Group Financial Controller, Shell international as the Global Internal Auditor, CFC Stanbic Bank as the Finance Manager in charge of Corporate and Investment Banking.
Mr. Kimani is the immediate former Head of I.T Banking Systems Operations for KCB Group. He joins National Bank as Director, Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Andrew has 24 years’ experience in IT security, IT risks, IT systems and IT project management among other IT competences.
Mr. Gathogo joins the Bank as the Director Credit responsible for management of the Banks credit function and providing leadership and guidance in all matters relating to credit management, credit approvals, monitoring and controlling the credit portfolio, as well as debt recovery. Stephen has 22 years vast working experience in the field of Credit Management. Prior to joining the bank, he worked as a Senior Manager Credit in KCB. Previously he has worked in Barclays Bank in various positions and in KCB Uganda as Head of Corporate Banking and Head of Credit.
Making the announcement, Nation Bank Managing Director Wilfred Musau said, “We are very pleased to welcome Peter, Duncan, Andrew and Stephen to our team as their appointments is very important in supporting the implementation of our transformation strategy. They all have strong track records in their respective fields and will bring formidable experience and expertise as we move this bank forward.”