James Nyamongo confirmed as Nairobi Hospital CEO


James Nyamongo confirmed as Nairobi Hospital CEO
The Nairobi Hospital CEO James Nyamongo. PHOTO / COURTESY

The Nairobi Hospital Board of Management on Wednesday confirmed James Nyamongo as the facility’s Chief  Executive Officer (CEO).

Mr. Nyamongo’s appointment is effective since December 7, 2020, when he was appointed acting CEO on a six-month probationary term.

The Board, according to a statement sent to newsrooms, appreciated the progress Mr. Nyamongo has achieved towards the transformation of the hospital.

“His focus, going forward, is to implement the hospital’s Strategic Plan 2019-2024 to transform the hospital into a premier healthcare facility in Eastern and Central Africa region,” said Board Chairman Maj. Rtd. Irungu Ndirangu.

“With an illustrious career spanning over 28 years, Nyamongo brings on board a unique experience that blends strategic management with financial management across various organizations. He held various senior positions in both the public and private sectors.”

Prior to joining The Nairobi Hospital, Mr. Nyamongo worked at the Kenya Pipeline Company as the Facilities and Right of Way Manager.

Before then, he served stints at the National Oil Corporation of Kenya, Christian Health Association of Kenya, Friends Hospital – Kaimosi and Ministry of Co-operative Development.

He has also consulted for the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, East African Development Bank and African Development Bank.

“In all these roles, Nyamongo demonstrated his acumen in driving business change, providing organizational leadership and embracing teamwork,” stated. Maj. Rtd. Ndirangu.

The CEO holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and Public Policy from the University of Strathclyde (Strathclyde Business School) in Scotland (UK), a Master’s Degree in International Oil and Gas Management from the University of Dundee (Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy-CEPMLP) in Scotland (UK) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting & Finance) from United States International University (Africa) in Kenya.

“In congratulating Nyamongo on his appointment, the Board described his experience as a great asset and assured him of their support to steer The Nairobi Hospital into a sustainable future,” added the Chairman.

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