Rita Kavashe has been appointed as a non-executive director of the British American Tobacco Kenya effective July 2, 2020.
Ms. Kavashe is currently the managing director of Isuzu East Africa Limited (formerly GM East Africa), the largest motor vehicle assembler in East Africa. She has held several key roles in Sales and marketing since joining GM East Africa in 1995 both in Kenya and South Africa thus brings over 25 years of experience.
She is also the chair of the Kenya Roads Board (KRB), a Non-Executive Director of Bamburi Cement Limited (LaFarge Group), Vice-Chair of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), and serves as a member of the Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Board.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Education from Moi University and a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nairobi. She is also an executive coach certified by the Academy of Executive Coaches (AOEC) UK.