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Olympia Capital Holdings settles on Felix Kimanthi as CEO & MD – Kenyan Business Feed



Olympia Capital Holdings settles on Felix Kimanthi as CEO & MD – Kenyan Business Feed

Felix Kimanthi

Felix Kimanthi has been appointed as the Group managing director and CEO at Olympia Capital Holdings Limited’s (OCHL).

Mr Kimanthi replaces Gladys Juma, who resigned in 2021.

Following Juma’s exit, Alex Kimani, the CEO of Olympia Botswana served as the group MD in an acting capacity.

He served until Kimanthi’s appointment in January 2023.

“The new CEO will be expected to grow the group’s investment portfolio in the region and to align the subsidiaries and the head office towards maximising shareholder’s wealth”

“The appointment is meant to establish a corporate strategy at the group level that will guide the group to realise its vision,” the company’s board said.

Prior to his appointment as the Group managing director and CEO, Kimanthi served as the chief growth officer.

He had assumed the role in October 2021.

Other than being a certified accountant, Kimanthi also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Moi University.

He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi.

Kimanthi has also been a business sustainability and investments consultant for over a decade.

He previously worked at Heritage Management Ltd as a Group Management Accountant from January 2012 to December 2013.

Kimanthi also worked at Kimlan Management Ltd as Managing Director from January 2014 until he joined Olympia.

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