BANKING

Kihara Maina takes over as I&M regional chief

Maina had served as the CEO of I&M Bank Kenya for six years.

In Summary

•The board also announced the appointment of Gul Khan as the new I&M Bank Kenya CEO subject to regulatory approval.

•Maina Takes over from Chris Low whose two-year contract has lapsed.

Incoming I&M Bank Group Regional CEO Kihara Maina (left) and Gul Khan who has been appointed the CEO of I&M Kenya
Incoming I&M Bank Group Regional CEO Kihara Maina (left) and Gul Khan who has been appointed the CEO of I&M Kenya
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I&M Bank has appointed Kihara Maina as Regional CEO effective January 2023.

His appointment, which is subject to regulatory approval by the Capital Markets Authority, will follow the end of his tenure as CEO of I&M Bank Kenya a position he served in for six years.

Maina takes over from Chris Low whose two-year contract has ended.

“The transition offers continuity in the business as Maina takes over responsibilities previously handled by Low that were instrumental in setting up the foundation for the Group’s regional infrastructure that has been crucial in driving the Bank’s regional ambition,” I&M said in a statement

The bank's board also announced the appointment of Gul Khan as the new I&M Bank Kenya CEO.

Khan has over 23 years of international financial services experience, mostly with HSBC Bank, having worked in Europe, North America, Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Since 2019, Khan has been the Head of Products at Airtel Money Africa.

 

 

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