Search for new KBC MD on as Waihenya exits

Written By: Hunja Macharia
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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation board of Directors is in the process of recruiting a new Managing Director for the corporation following the exit of Waithaka Waihenya.

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Corporation Secretary Paul Jilani will in the meantime perform the duties of the Managing Director until the position is substantively filled.

Waitheka left the Corporation on 25th of October following the expiry of his contract after serving seven years as the MD and slightly over 3 years as the Corporation Editor in Chief.

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In his farewell note, Waihenya termed his tenure as hugely exalting and humbling experience serving at the helm of the public broadcaster.

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He said the expressed his gratitude to the public servants for their commitment to ensuring growth and progress at KBC saying he will forever remain indebted for their steadfastness and their support during his reign.

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Waihenya joined KBC in November 2006 as the Editor In Chief before succeeding David Waweru as the Corporation MD in June 2010.

He has urged KBC employees to uphold the name and honour of the Corporation saying they had achieved a lot together in terms of professionalism during his administration.

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And while he expressed confidence that those left behind will continue to work together and solve challenges collectively, Waihenya also urged the employees to give their full support to his yet to be named successor.

The board of Directors led by Kennedy Mbwaya thanked Waihenya for giving the Corporation seven years of outstanding leadership saying KBC registered remarkable growth and accomplishment during his time.

 

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