KENYA – Isaiah Otieno Okoth, the General Electric general manager in charge of Healthcare and Business Operations, for East and Central Africa, has been appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer for Rift Valley Railways (RVR).
According to the press release, Okoth will be responsible for the overall management of the business. Together with the executive team, he will ensure that the company achieves its mission and strategic objectives.
“Isaiah comes with over 20 years of high level strategic leadership and business management experience having worked with a number of leading regional and international companies,” reads the press statement.
The statement also points out that Okoth has come at a time when RVR is completing a five year investment and transformation programme that has seen it purchase a significant amount of new rolling stock, invest in automated management systems and rehabilitate key sections of the railway infrastructure.