Safaricom appoints new member to its Board to drive executive excellence


Safaricom has announced the appointment of Ms. Rose Ogega to its Board.

At the Board of Directors’ meeting held on 12th February 2019, the board approved the appointment of Ms. Ogega as an independent non-executive director effective 12th February 2019. 

“Ms. Ogega brings wealth of experience spanning over 25 years advising and managing both large, complex and emerging startup ventures. Her previous boardroom experience and versatility will certainly add value to Safaricom Board, helping take the organization to the next level of success,” said Mr. Nicholas Ng’ang’a, Safaricom Chairman.

Rose is currently the Managing Director of Bloom Consultancy, an executive coaching organization that focuses on leadership development through mentoring and coaching.

Bloom Consultancy Limited started operations in 2009 as a financial consultancy outfit with a desire to transform people’s lives by unlocking organizations financial potential. It became clear to us along the way that true transformation in any organization is driven by executives who understand who they are and how their actions impact the performance of their organizations. Our focus therefore shifted to leadership development through mentoring and coaching.

Over the years, the firm has coached and mentored over 30 men and women in senior leadership roles like Principle secretaries, in large boards like Barclays Bank and senior positions in a number of organizations in Kenya and Africa at large.

Other Safaricom Board of directors include Nicholas Nganga – Chairman & Non-Executive Director, Bob Collymore – Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Esther Koimett – Alternate to Henry Rotich (CS Finance), Kathryne Maundu – Company Secretary, and non-executive directors Michael Joseph, Bitange Ndemo, Vivek Badrinath, Mohamed Shameel Aziz Joosub, Till Streichert and Linda Watiri Muriuki.