ICEA Lion General Insurance Company has appointed Paul Muthaura as Chief Operating Officer effective May 1, 2020.
He was previously the former chief executive officer of the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya.
Muthaura becomes the first COO after the general services insurance company operating in East Africa created the position to ‘strengthen the company’s leadership structure’.
“With his track record as a champion for fintech adoption, his very broad exposure, rich career and diverse leadership experience, Pual will be of great benefit to the company and indeed to the ICEA lion Group,” said Steven Oluoch, Chief Executive ICEA Lion Group.
Paul has more than 18 years of experience as a highly strategic and purpose-driven corporate leader in the financial and legal sectors.
Prior to becoming the CMA chief executive, where he served for 14 years, he was the Director, Regulatory Policy and Strategy and also held other senior leadership positions with the same organisation.
He has a legal background with a Masters of law degree (Banking and Finance) and a Masters in Philosophy.
Professionally, he is a member of the Charted Insurance Institute UK, an Advocate of the Hih Court of Kenya and a Certified Executive Coach by the Academy of Executive Coaching.