Telkoms firm Safaricom has appointed career finance expert Rose Ogega to its board as an independent non-executive director.
Ogega is the founder and Managing Director of Bloom Consultancy Limited, an organization that develops leadership skills through executive coaching and mentoring.
She started her Career at Pricewaterhouse 32 years ago and moved on to DHL International as the Finance Director for Kenya and East Africa.
She retired at age 34 to start her journey as an entrepreneur.
Ogega has over 15 years of Board experience spanning across professional, large listed companies, large private companies, government Institutions and small/startup ventures.
She has served in several boards in Kenya including; Barclays Bank Kenya, UAP Old Mutual Group, and at the National Economic and Social Council.
As a non-executive Board director, she has worked very closely with senior executive teams on a broad range of strategic issues in a diverse array of industry setting including banking and Insurance.
She also helps individuals prepare for Board positions through mentoring and coaching
In a notice to the Capital Markets Authority, the telco announced that Ms Ogega would take the seat with effect from February 12.
“We write to inform you that at the Board of Directors’ Meeting that was held on 12 February 2019, the Board approved the appointment of Mrs Rose Ogega as an Independent Non-Executive Director in the Company’s Board with effect from 12 February 2019,” read the notice signed by Safaricom company secretary Kathryne Maundu.