Equity Bank Kenya, a subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Plc has appointed its long-serving Director, Gerald Warui as its 4 th Managing Director in its 35-year history.
This follows the Board’s acceptance of the resignation of Polycarp Igathe who leaves the position at the end of August. Mr. Igathe will rejoin his previous employer, Vivo, to take up a newly created role as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Africa.
Mr. Warui has served Equity Bank for 21 years. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and is also a Certified Public Accountant CPA (K), and a graduate of Advanced Management Program offered by IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.
A career banker, Gerald has vast experience spanning over 30 years and has headed operations, customer service and HR within the Group. He is currently Director of Operations and Customer Service in Equity Bank Kenya. As Managing Director of Equity Bank Kenya Mr. Warui’s appointment is subject to approval by the Central Bank of Kenya.