KAA overlooks most qualified, appoints Alex Gitari as acting MD

by Correspondent

The Board of Directors, Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has appointed Mr. Alex Gitari, the current General Manager Finance as the Acting Managing Director/CEO, effective 1st October 2019.

Gitari has a wealth of experience, which covers a broad range of functions including development banking, accounting and financial management, treasury management, resource mobilization, business development and marketing, project appraisal, strategy formulation and execution, policy formulation, risk management and management of strategic partnerships.

KAA Managing Director, Mr. Jonny Andersen has started his leave, with his contract due to expire on November 21st 2019. “I take this opportunity to thank Jonny for his contribution during his tenure as CEO and wish him the very best as he commences the next chapter of his career” said KAA Chairman Isaac Awuondo.

The recruitment process for a new CEO/Managing Director will commence on 1st October 2019. This will be through a competitive process as per State Corporations Guidelines.

KAA, a State Corporation that is charged with the responsibility of providing and managing a coordinated system of airports in Kenya, was established in 1991 through an Act of Parliament, KAA facilitate infrastructure for aviation services between Kenya and the outside world.

KAA currently running 4 international airports, 6 domestic airports and 9 airstrips.

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