Google has appointed Agnes Gathaiya director of its East Africa business replacing Mr Charles Njenga Murito who was moved to serve as government affairs and public policy director for Sub- Sahara Africa in February this year.
She has more than 21 years of progressive experience in organizational transformation, focused on developing strategy, and providing commercial leadership in sales and business development.
Prior to Google, Agnes was the Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL).
She has held leadership positions in organizations including Deloitte Consulting as an Associate Director, SAP.
In 2015 she served as Chase Bank’s, now SBM bank as its General Manager-Public Sector and Safaricom as Head of Enterprise Sales SME, Channel and Regional Operations.
Agnes holds a Master’s in Business Administration from United States International University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Bryn Mawr College, USA.
In 2010 by Business Daily as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Women in the country.
In April 2020, she was named amongst the top 200 women in the Global Fintech power list for driving change in the Fintech space through mentoring and setting up support groups to share experiences of voluntary work.