Stephen Gitagama new head at Nation

The Nation Media Group (NMG) recently appointed Mr Stephen Waithaka Gitagama as its new Group Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Gitagama, who has been the acting chief executive since February, replaces Mr Joe Muganda, who had served in the position from July 2015.

“The Board of Nation Media Group PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Stephen Waithaka Gitagama as the Group Chief Executive Officer of the company, with effect from 7th June 2018,” said a notice signed by Group Company Secretary James Kinyua.

Mr Gitagama joined NMG in September 2007, as the Group Finance Director from Kenya Breweries Ltd, where he had held a similar position.

Mr Gitagama is the director of the Group’s subsidiaries Monitor Publications Limited in Uganda and Mwananchi Communications Limited in Tanzania. In addition, he is the director of the Group’s associated company PDM (Holdings) Limited.

The new Group CEO, who formerly worked as a finance director at Kenya Breweries, is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK) and holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelors of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Nairobi.

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