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Standard Chartered Bank, a top tier bank in Kenya, has appointed Eng. Patrick Obath to chair its board of directors. The appointment came into effect on 24th May 2019. Eng. Obath takes the role from Mrs. Anne Mutahi who has been in the position for six years.
Patrick is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from Nottingham University and a Member of the Energy Institute UK. He is knowledgeable in financial management, change management, governance, and business risk.
Eng. Obath has a wealth of experience in leadership roles having served in senior management positions including Managing Director at Shell East Africa. He also served as Chairman at Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), African Alliance Kenya Investment Bank, and PZ Cussons EA limited.
Eng. Obath joined the board of Standard Chartered Bank as a non-executive director in January 2012.