Sarova Hotels appoints KTB Chairman Jimi Kariuki as new Managing Director

The Board of Directors of Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges, one of Kenya’s largest hospitality group, has announced the appointment of Mr. Jimi Kariuki as the group’s Managing Director with immediate effect.

Mr. Kariuki takes over from the late Jaideep S. (JS) Vohra, who passed away in an unfortunate road accident late last year.

Mr. Kariuki joined Sarova Hotels in 1992 as the Marketing Manager before taking over the role of the group’s Marketing and Sales Director in 1996. He is also currently a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Kariuki holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) from Huron University, South Dakota (USA), and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town (South Africa).

He is also the current Chairman of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB).