CA Appoints Mercy Wanjau as Acting Director General

Incoming Communications Authority Boss Mercy Wanjau. Photo/ Courtesy
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Communications Authority of Kenya has named Mercy Wanjau as the acting Director General of Communications Authority of Kenya to replace Francis Wangusi whose term has ended.

In a statement on Thursday, CA said Wanjau will be responsible for coordinating all the organization’s activities.

Before her appointment, Wanjau has been the Director of Legal services at the Authority and has also been serving as the Board Secretary.

Wanjau is a commercial lawyer, a regulatory and governance professional, who has previously consulted with KPMG South Africa, PricewaterhouseCoopers Kenya and served at the UN-International Telecommunications Union.

Wangusi’s term expires this August after having been at the helm of the organization since 2012.

He first took the position in an acting capacity, a position he held for a year for he was confirmed.

Wangusi would then go on to serve another term that was re-newed by the board in 2015. 

The board chairman also took time to congratulate the incoming boss and called on industry players to support her in order to consolidate and sustain the gains realized in the sector.

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