Maryjane Mwangi is the acting Chief Executive Officer of National Oil Corporation of Kenya Limited after Sumayya Hassan-Athmani proceeded on terminal leave ahead of her contract expiry in March 2017 OilNews Kenya has learnt.
This is the second round that the General Manager, Downstream Operations has taken over the helm of the State Corporation after a short stint in February when Sumayya was sent on compulsory leave.
Sumayya Hassan-Athmani an advocate at the high court has been CEO of the corporation since September 2010 after replacing Mwendia Nyaga to whom she was serving as the deputy since 2007 having been elevated from the Company Secretary and Legal Affairs Manager position.
Prior to the current position Maryjane was the head of sales and marketing at National Oil Corporation of Kenya. She has also held different positions including at Chevron(Caltex Oil)Kenya Limited where she was the Sales Business Consultant as well as the LPG Manager at Shell and BP and LPG Supervisor at Agip Kenya Limited.
The new CEO holds a Masters degree in Business Administration, Strategic Management and Marketing Management from the University of Nairobi as well as Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management. She also has certifications on advanced management and corporate governance.