Mediamax appoints Ken Ngaruiya as Group CEO

By Joel Muinde On Fri, 22 Jan, 2021 14:37 | < 1 min read
Mediamax Network Group CEO
Ken Ngaruiya during a past event. Mr Ngaruiya has been appointed as Mediamax Network Limited Group Chief Executive Officer. PHOTO | MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD

Mediamax Network Limited has appointed Mr. Ken Ngaruiya as its new Group Chief Executive Officer effective from Friday.

Mr. Ngaruiya, who has been the acting chief executive since June 2019, has served the company for 10 years in various senior leadership roles, including as the Chief Operations Officer.

“The Board of Directors of Mediamax Network Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kenneth Ngaruiya as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Mediamax Network Limited effective 22nd January 2021,” said the Board of Directors on Friday.

Mr. Ngaruiya is a qualified accountant and a First-Class graduate in Commerce (Accounting) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. In addition, he also attended Harvard Business School and Cornell University.

“He has close to 20 years’ experience in the Media, Advertising and Manufacturing Industries and has served in various capacities which include; COO Mediamax Network Limited, CFO Mediamax Network Limited, COO Crown Solutions Ltd (Gases) & CFO Red Sky Ltd,” said the Board of Directors on Friday in the announcement.

Mr. Ngaruiya has worked for 10 years at Mediamax Network Limited and has gained extensive leadership experience through the various roles and engagements that he has held.

He is expected to continue with his strategy to lead the Group through digital transformation of its media platforms that include, radio, television, print, and digital.

Mediamax media staple includes K24 TV, Kameme TV, Kameme FM, Milele FM, Msenangu FM, Emoo FM, Mayian FM, Meru FM, People Daily newspaper and two websites, www.k24tv.co.ke and www.pd.co.ke.

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