The Kenya Open Golf Limited Board of Directors has named Mr. Ronald Kibaara Meru as their new Commercial Director.
Meru’s background as a Senior Sales Director at Comviva Technologies Ltd combined with him being Chairman of Economic Diplomacy at the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and also the Vice Chairman of the Nairobi Chapter at KNCCI, will help to further advance the commission of KOGL in developing and implementing a sponsorship strategy to attract and retain sponsors of KOGL’s golfing events and activities.
“We are excited to welcome Mr. Ronald Meru as our new Commercial Director”, said Mr. Peter Kanyago, the Chairman of the Kenya Open Golf Ltd.
“Mr. Meru will bring a wealth of expertise, enthusiasm, strong relationship management and a fresh air to the organization. We are grateful to have him as an addition to the Board of Directors and look forward to working with him”
Ronald Kibaara Meru is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors at Muthaiga Golf club. He sits on the Board of The Nairobi City Country Revenue Authority as a Board Member and he also sits on the Board of Management (BOM) of Mangu High School & is the Vice Chairman of the Mangu High School Alumni/Old boys.
Mr Ronald Kibaara Meru is a Chartered Marketer (CIM-UK) with a Post Graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, he also holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi (UON), a Bachelor’s Degree in Information System and Technology (IST) from United States International University of Africa (USIU-A) and a Diploma in Information Technology (IT) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
In addition, Mr. Meru sits on the Professional Golfers of Kenya (PGK) on an Advisory role and he is a member of the Kenya Golfing Society.
Meru succeeds Mr. Lawrence Kiambi, Group Chief CFO & Executive Director KCB Group PLC, in the Commercial Director role. He will be in charge of developing a Sponsorship Strategy, Sponsorship Acquisitions and Relationship Management with sponsors.