• Mutua stepped down as the KFCB boss last year after serving for a two-three year term since 2015.
• The MCSK Board Chairman Lazarus Muli, announced the appointment on Monday.
Former Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Ezekiel Mutua has been appointed Music Copyright Society of Kenya CEO.
The MCSK Board Chairman Lazarus Muli, announced the appointment on Monday.
In a statement, Muli said Mutua was appointed to the position on Friday, March 25.
He added that Mutua is a great leader with vast experience in media and communication, after having worked in various leadership spots in the public and private sector.
"Dr. Mutua is a consummate media professional with immense passion for leadership, communication and opinion driving, in both private and public sectors," Muli said.
"We have faith in his passion for excellence, as attested by his exemplary performance in the previous positions he has held, will help us steer the MCSK to the next level."
Speaking after his appointment, Mutua said he was going to be a promoter and defender of the rights of musicians.
"I have received with profound gratitude my appointment to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK). Happy to rejoin the creative industry, this time not as a regulator, but as a promoter and defender of the rights of musicians," he tweeted.
Mutua stepped down as the KFCB boss last year after serving for a two-three year term since 2015.
In 2010, Mutua was awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear(MBS) by former President Mwai Kibaki.
He was recognised for his outstanding role in streamlining Government Communication during his time as the Director of Information and Public Communications.