Cement maker gets new human resources chief

East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) has appointed Janerose Karanja (pictured) to head the human resources function in the cement maker.

Karanja has worked at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives and and brings more than 25 years experience, 12 of which are in management and development in state agencies including the State Departments for Industry and Energy.

“The board of directors has continued to identify and appoint a credible and competent leadership and management team that will accelerate the transformation process.

We intend to move fast to further refine our execution plan, build the right company culture, delight our customers, empower communities and institute the necessary operational governance and performance management systems,’’ said managing director Simon Nkeri in a statement.

Karanja holds an MBA in Human Resource Management from Kenyatta University, a human resource professional certificate from the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) and a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Nairobi.

Karanja is expected to embark on organizational changes instrumental for a turnaround strategy in the company.

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