Petroleum and Mining CS John Munyes has appointed Dr. Macharia Irungu as the new Managing Director at Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC).
Until his appointment, Dr, Macharia was the Managing Director of the Gulf Africa Petroleum Corporation. It is a member of the Total Group. He also served as a Strategy Director at Total Kenya Limited.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of Nairobi, a Master of Business Management Degree from the National University – USA and a Doctor of Philosophy in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi.
Additionally, he is also a member of the America Chamber of Commerce, Kenya Hospital Association, British Business Association, Institute of Directors and the Kenya Institute of Management.
This decision follows a rigorous recruitment process conducted by the KPC board of Directors. Officials from the Public Service Commission also closely observed the process. The Board received 88 applicants for the position, and interviewed a final shortlist of 9.CS John Munyes.
Hudson Andambi has been acting MD since December 2018.
Kenya Pipeline Company is a state corporation that has the responsibility of transporting, storing and delivering petroleum products to the consumers of Kenya by its pipeline system and oil depot network.