Brand Kenya Board Management
Floice is a member of the Institute of Certified Financial Analysts (ICFA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK) and the Law Society Kenya (LSK). She holds Executive Master’s in Business Administration (EMBA) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Bachelors of Law from the University of Nairobi. She brings with her over 10 years’ experience in the Public Sector Financial Management, having worked with Kenya Industrial Research and development Institute (KIRDI) as the Finance Manager where by the time of her exit she had risen ranks to the position of the Assistant Director Finance due to her exemplarily performance. Prior to that she had worked in various capacities with Celtel Kenya Ltd, Kenya Revenue Authority and Devtech SYS Inc.
Margaret Waihenya holds a B.Com (Accounting) from Kenyatta University. She is a CPA (K) and a certified information systems auditor (CISA). She has 20 years’ experience in Audit, Risk Management and Finance acquired while working in both public and private sector. She has worked at Brand Kenya since 2009. Prior to that, she was the Chief Internal Auditor for Kenya Seed Company, covering the East Africa Region.
Maureen is a Strategic Communications and Media Relations expert with over 11 years of experience in the industry. She has a Master’s degree in Development Communications and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Daystar University (Kenya). She has managed client communications and engaged with high level media across international, Pan African and local outlets spanning from print, broadcast and online platforms. Additionally, she has also managed the communications for several events including: Trade and Development Symposium (TDS) during the World Trade Organization conference in Nairobi, Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Africa STEMI Live, Women in Cross Border Trade Forum (WiCBT) among others. Maureen has supported clients from the private and public sector in various industries including: Agriculture, Extractives, Infrastructure, Health, Banking, Oil and Gas among others Prior to joining Brand Kenya, Maureen worked for Africapractice EA Ltd, a Pan-African strategy and communications consultancy and the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Domnick Ariro holds a Bachelor of purchasing and Supplies Management Degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and technology, Diploma in Supplies management from Nairobi Technical Training Institute. He is a licensed Supplies Practitioner and registered member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management. He has over 12 years experience in public procurement and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Procurement and Logistics
Samwel Kamarkor Rutto is a vastly experienced and detail oriented ICT professional with over 10 Years broadband of involvement in ICT projects design, implementation and management, strategy building implementation and control, personnel training and management, scalable network system management and provision of oversight in policy formulation, control and governance in the ICT industry. He holds a MBA in Information’s Systems Management from The University of Nairobi, B.Sc. in Telecommunication and IT from Kenyatta University and widespread professional trainings in the expanse of ICT.
Damaris holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration-Strategic Management from Kenyatta University (2013), Bachelor of Education Degree from Moi University (2001), Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management (KNEC) from the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) (2006) and a Diploma in Management of Information Systems (IMIS) from Strathmore University (1996). She is a Human Resource expert with over 10 years experience, with a wide exposure in matters of human capital, acquired through training, industry practice and HR networks. She is an active member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) with a valid practicing certificate, an associate member of the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and a member of Institute of Management of Information Systems (IMIS), UK.
Hilda Ogada is the Head of Branding at Brand Kenya Board with responsibility for marketing programs and brand management. She has over ten (10) years experience in the Travel and Tourism industry.Prior to joining Brand Kenya she worked in Sales and Marketing at Kenya Airways and Kenya Tourism Board respectively. Hilda’s greatest strengths are her creativity, drive and leadership. She thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the brand’s reach. She holds a bachelors degree in Tourism from Moi University, a diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and is currently pursuing an MBA- Strategic Management at the University of Nairobi. She is also an active member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, sports and travelling.