Wilfred Kiboro, Group CEO, Nation Media Group, KENYA.
"Mr. Kiboro, has been the Group Chief Executive Office of the Nation Media Group since 1995 and is also the current Chairman of both the Kenya Business Council and the East Africa Business Summit. A graduate of Civil Engineering from the University College of Nairobi, Mr. Kiboro began his career as a Technical Sales Engineer with Shell International in 1969. He quickly rose to become the Technical Sales Manager, responsible for the manufacturing sales and marketing of industrial and road making products in the East and Central Africa region. In 1974 he joined Esso Kenya Limited as Supply, Planning and Economics Manager and held several management positions including the Sales/Marketing Director in 1987. He joined Xerox in 1987 and in 1989 was appointed Managing Director Rank Xerox Kenya Limited a position he held till 1993 when he was appointed Managing Director Designate, Nation Newspaper Limited and eventually Group MD of the Nation Media Group.
"Mr. Kiboro has traveled extensively and has visited several countries in the Americas, Asia, Africa, Western Europe and the Middle East. He has also held a number of international job assignments that has seen him supervise cross-national teams across continents. He holds board positions in several organizations such as the International Labor Organization, Kenya Association of Manufacturers and Stratmore University, Nairobi. Mr. Kiboro has been recognized as a member of the International Who's Who of Professionals. He is also a recipient of the Presidential Award - Order of the Burning Spear and Leadership Shines Through - Africa Award."