Eveready East Africa has announced the appointment of Winnie Chepkemoi as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
She succeeds Thomas Masaki, who has served in an acting capacity since March 10, 2021.
Chepkemoi, a risk professional with extensive experience in finance and technology across the US and African markets, will be instrumental in driving Eveready’s mission to power East Africa’s sustainable future.
Winnie Chepkemoi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, a Master of Science in Finance and Investments from the University of Nairobi, and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Her diverse industry experience spans energy, fintech, financial services, technology, media, telecommunications (TMT), and manufacturing.
The company also welcomed Anzetse to its board.
Eveready East Africa has been importing from the Energizer Egypt plant since closing its Nakuru-based plant in 2014 due to competition from illegal imports of cheap batteries.
The company is optimistic that these strategic appointments will help steer it towards innovative energy solutions that drive economic growth, protect the environment, and empower communities.