Kenyan based low-cost carrier Jambojet has appointed the current Chief Financial Officer Mr Karanja Ndegwa as its acting Managing Director, effective May 1, 2020.
He takes over from Allan Kilavuka, who was confirmed the Kenya Airways Plc Group Managing Director earlier in the year. Mr. Kilavuka will continue serving on the Board of Jambojet as a Non-Executive Director.
Mr. Ndegwa is a graduate of Economics and Statistics from the University of Nairobi as well as a Certified Public Accountant. He has over 20 years’ experience in the aviation industry, 12 of which have been in leadership positions.
Prior to joining Jambojet in 2014, he worked at Kenya Airways in different capacities, rising to the position of Manager – Revenue Accounting. He served as the Head of Finance at Jambojet, before being appointed the Chief Financial Officer of the airline in 2016.