Ms. Rita Okuthe was appointed to the Board on 7th August 2020.
She is the Chairperson of Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Ltd, a position to which she was appointed on 7th August 2020 after serving the company as a director and Chairperson of the Board Audit Committee from 2018.
Ms. Okuthe is a Marketing expert having worked in several blue chip companies such as MTN and Etisalat. She has worked in Safaricom since 2009 in various roles including Head of Consumer Business, Director Marketing and Chief Enterprise Officer. Rita is known as a dynamic change agent and turn-around architect with a proven track record of creating and leading new top notch businesses in emerging markets. She is skilled in revitalizing organizations by translating new concepts into simple but effective programmes that people can believe in and are ready to work hard to achieve. In recognition of her achievements she was voted as one of the Top 50 Global Chief Marketing Officers for her extensive contributions in building brands and enhancing revenues.
Rita holds a bacherlor's degree in Economics and a Masters degree in Marketing. She is also an AOEC accredited Executive Coach and serves on a number of other boards as a non-executive Director.