Uchumi Supermarket Appoints John Karani as Interim Chairman

Uchumi was one of the first Kenyan companies to cross-list on the USE, listing on the USE on November 13, 2013, with 265,614 ordinary shares.

Uchumi Supermarket Plc has appointed John Karani Ndiwa as an Interim Chairman of the Board replacing Dr. Catherine Ngahu who has retired.

“The board acknowledges contribution Ngahu has had in the company especially in identifying a potential investor,” said Chief Executive Mohammed Mohammed.

A substantive chairman will be appointed in due course. Karani has been serving as a Non-Executive Director of the retailer since September 9, 2016. He has 27 years’ experience in the management of blue-chip companies across Africa.
He holds an MBA Degree in Strategic Management from the United States International University (USIU) and a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi (UON).