Gerald Warui replaces Igathe as new Equity bank Managing director

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Equity Bank Kenya today announced the appointment of its long-serving Director, Gerald Warui as its 4th Managing Director replacing Polycarp Igathe who resigned after eight months, to rejoin Vivo as Executive Vice President of Sales and marketing for Africa.

Mr. Warui who has served Equity Bank for 21 years, holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and is also a Certified Public Accountant CPA (K), and a graduate of Advanced Management Program offered by IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.

A career banker, Gerald has vast experience spanning over 30 years and has headed operations, customer service, and HR within the Group. He is currently Director of Operations and Customer Service in Equity Bank Kenya.  As Managing Director of Equity Bank Kenya, Mr. Warui’s appointment is subject to approval by the Central Bank of Kenya.