The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Board has appointed Kiprono Kittony as its chairperson, following the resignation of Samuel Kimani on 13th July. Samuel held the role for four years and he will remain on the board as an independent non-executive director for one year.
Prior to his appointment, Kiprono Kittony served as the national chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) for two terms. He is also the current chairman of Radio Africa Group and CEO at Capital Realtime Ltd.
Kittony is also the chair of the Credit Reference Bureau Kenya Limited (CRB), AAR insurance Limited, and Mtech Limited.
He also serves on the Business Advocacy Fund board and also sits on the advisory council of the International Fund for Health in Africa (IFHA), an Amsterdam based private equity fund, and is one of two representatives in the Global Council of the World Chambers Federation.
Kiprono Kittony has a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Nairobi and a Global Executive MBA from USIU (in conjunction with Columbia University)
Kittony has been serving as a non-executive board member at the NSE since 2018.