Saturday, July 14, 2012

Amb. Dennis Awori to chair Bank of Africa

Ambassador Dennis Awori has been appointed by Bank of Africa as its new chairman. He will replace long serving Paul Derreumax who founded the Bank of Africa Group in 2004.
Kwame Ahadzi, MD of Bank of Africa said that Awori’s vast management experience would benefit the bank greatly and it would portray the intended Kenyan Face.

Awori’s profile
He holds a BSc (hons) degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
He also holds a graduate of both Ashridge Management College UK, in Business Leadership Program and Emory Business School Management Development Atlanta University.
He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of National Carrier, Kenya Airways.
He has served as Managing Director of Lonrho Motors East Africa, chairman of Toyota East Africa and a Corporate Advisor and Executive Consultant at Cooper Motor Corporation (CMC) Holdings Ltd until 2004.
In 2004, he was appointed Kenya’s Ambassador to Japan and Korea serving for six years until 2010.
In April of 2010, he was appointed to NEPAD.
He has also chaired both the Kenya Rugby Football Union (KRFU) and the Uganda Rugby Football Union.

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