The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) Board of Directors, has appointed Alex Gitari, the current General Manager Finance as the Acting Managing Director/CEO, effective October 1, 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.
According to a statement sent to newsrooms on Monday, the KAA Managing Director, Jonny Andersen has started his leave, with his contract due to expire on November 21, 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 the KAA Chairman, Isaac Awuondo.
The statement further read that the recruitment process for a new CEO/Managing Director will commence on October 1, 2019 and will be through a competitive process as per State Corporations Guidelines.