Jambojet Appoints Karanja Ndegwa as Managing Director

Mr. Ndegwa takes over from Mr. Allan Kilavuka, who was appointed the Kenya Airways Plc Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

The Board of Directors of Jambojet on Thursday said Karanja Ndegwa has been appointed as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.

Ndegwa, who has been in an acting capacity since April 2020, was previously the Chief Financial Officer of the airline. Prior to that, he was the airline’s, Chief Financial Officer.

He takes over from Mr Allan Kilavuka, who was appointed the Kenya Airways Plc Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

“Through his leadership, we are confident that he is best suited to take the airline to the next level in terms of growth and sustainability,” said Vincent Rague, Chairman, Jambojet Board of Directors in an emailed statement.

Karanja Ndegwa is a graduate of Economics and Statistics from the University of Nairobi as well as a Certified Public Accountant.

He has a wealth of experience in financial planning and reporting, airline business/commercial strategy, capacity building, strategic management and revenue management, having spent over 20 years in various leadership roles within the Airline Industry.

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