Multichoice Kenya Appoints Nancy Matimu First Woman Managing Director

According to MultiChoice Kenya managing director, Nancy Matimu, the leading video entertainment brand is listening to its customers to understand their changing lives, the pressures they face and what matters most to them in relation to content and Hope TV falls under that category.

MultiChoice Africa has appointed Nancy Matimu as MultiChoice Kenya’s new managing director, effective December 2019. 

Taking over from Eric Odipo, she is expected to strengthen the business, provide the best content and ensure a great customer experience.

MultiChoice Africa Northern Region Director, Maharage Chande, the appointment came at a critical time for the video entertainment business and cements MultiChoice’s market leadership position as Kenya’s most loved storyteller, committed to providing great entertainment and investing in the future of people by harnessing the transformative power of media on society. 

“Our strategy is to continuously provide customers with more of their favorite content and thus providing unmatched value. This new appointment will play a major role in delivering the experience our customers deserve – and we are determined to put this at the center of our corporate culture and values. We are also excited to welcome our first female managing director to head up our business and Nancy brings a wealth of experience to the role,” said Chande.

Nancy, a high performing commercial leader with over 20 years of B2B and B2C experience in leading and directing growth through transformation of businesses and capacity building in brand, products, and innovation as well as sales and operational excellence in ICT, Telecommunications and Financial Service.

“I am happy to join Kenya’s leading video entertainment company and to be the first female managing director of the business. I am looking forward to leading this business at what is an exciting time for the industry and the Multichoice Group,” said Matimu.

She holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Strathmore University, a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Kenyatta University and a Post Graduate Diploma (CIM) in Marketing. 


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