Munir Sheikh Ahmed new managing director of National Bank of Kenya
Mr. Munir is a senior banker with an all-round experience, from the Standard Chartered Bank where he is currently serving as the Head of compliance and assurance for the east African region.
Mr. Munir is a holder of a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), both from the University of Nairobi.
Mr. Munir has worked previously for the Standard Chartered Bank in their African region office in Johannesburg, as a Director Transactional banking and also in London as the Chief Financial Officer, consumer banking.
Mr. Munir will take over from the current and long serving managing director Reuben Marambii who will proceed on terminal leave pending his retirement on December 31, 2012.
He joined the Bank in 1998 as the Managing Director.
He holds a B.Com (Accounting) from University of Nairobi.
Mr. Munir was in teaching profession for eight years before joining banking. He has worked for various Commercial Banks and Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) in senior management positions for over 30 years. ■