Nairobi 11th February 2022 – Banking industry umbrella body Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has appointed Christine Onyango as Director of Communications and Public Affairs, taking over from Nuru Mugambi who has since transitioned from the Association to pursue graduate studies.
Until her appointment, Ms. Onyango served as I&M Bank Head of Marketing, a position she held for 10 years. A recognized business strategist, Ms. Onyango has a cumulative banking industry work experience of 19 years. She previously worked for a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest banks in the US (Bank of America), Credit Bank Limited and Gulf African Bank. Ms. Onyango is a recognized leader in marketing, corporate communications, and business strategy, delivering results through effective marketing campaigns, brand, and relationship management.
She is a holder of bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Management from Amberton University, Dallas, TX and Associate degree in Business Administration & Management from Colin County Community College, Plano, TX.
About the Kenya Bankers Association:
KBA (www.kba.co.ke) was founded on 16th July 1962. Today, KBA is the financial sector’s leading advocacy group and banking industry umbrella body that represents total assets in excess of USD 40 billion. KBA has evolved and broadened its function to include advocacy on behalf of the banking industry, and championing financial sector development through strategic projects such as the launch of the industry’s first P2P digital payments platform PesaLink. In line with the Government’s policy on public-private partnerships, KBA and Central Bank of Kenya have implemented key projects such as modernization of the National Payments System through the Automated Clearing House, implementing the Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS), and the Kenya Credit Information Sharing Initiative. The KBA members are comprised of commercial banks and deposit taking microfinance banks.
Director, Communications and Public Affairs