Eng. Jared Otieno appointed new Kenya Power MD


Nairobi, KENYA:Eng. Jared Omondi Otieno has been appointed acting Managing Director &CEO of Kenya Power.

Energy CS Charles Keter on Monday announced that the Board of Directors has appointed an interim senior management team that will run the Company pending hearing and conclusion of ongoing court cases against previous managers.

The new management team is expected to hold the acting positions for three months during which they are expected to have concluded the ongoing restructuring process.

“We want to encourage all stakeholders that operations of the Company will continue normally. The interim management team will be in office for three months as we conclude the restructuring programme. The government will offer all the support that is needed to continue the good work that Kenya Power is already doing in connecting new households to the grid,” said CS Keter.

In the new appointments, Eng. Jared Omondi Othieno, previously the acting General Manager for Street Lighting has been appointed acting Managing Director & CEO, taking over from Ken Taurus.

Imelda Bore has been appointed acting General Manager for Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary while Ambrose Lamaon has been appointed acting General Manager in charge of Finance.

Also, of David Morandi, Titus Kitavi, David Mwaniki and Aggrey Marchisio who will lead Human Resource & Administration, ICT, Infrastructure & Network Management and Customer Service & Regional Coordination divisions respectively on an acting capacity.

Charles Cheruiyot and Jeremiah Kiplagat remain in their respective positions as substantive General Managers in charge of Internal Audit and Kenya Power International.
Joyce Ochieng, Joseph Gathuru and Peter Njenga have been appointed acting General Managers for Supply Chain, Connectivity and Street Lighting respectively.