Mr Philip Odera was appointed the Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Limited on 2nd March, 2015. Mr Odera has been with Standard Bank for 15 years where he joined as General Manager at Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited. He has served Standard Bank in various capacities as Country Head and Managing Director in Kenya, Malawi and Uganda. Prior to joining Standard Bank, he served as Consumer Bank Head at Citibank NA, Kenya.
He has 29 years of experience in banking and financial services industry, rising from the position of Commodities Analyst in Boston (USA) at Kramer Brokerage Company to his current position as Chief Executive, Stanbic Bank Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics) from St Lawrence University, New York and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Suffolk University, Boston both in the United States of America. He sits as an Executive Director in the Stanbic Bank Board and Non Executive Director on the Board of SBG Securities Limited.
Mr. Kieran Godden was appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer and Director in August 2023. He holds BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees in Statistics and Actuarial Science from the Rand Afrikaans University (now the University of Johannesburg) and is a fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa.
Mr. Kieran Godden has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance and retirement fund industry with the international Liberty Group. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Corporate and most recently as Chief Executive Officer of the Liberty Group’s Health insurance business in Nigeria.
Mr. Peter Gethi was appointed to the Board on 17 December 2009. He holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Agriculture Economics and has expansive managerial experience in Agriculture Business Management. He has been a General Manager with Kilimanjaro Plantations Limited (TZ) and Senior Group Manager with SCEM Limited (formally Standard Chartered Estate Management).
He currently works both as an Agricultural Consultant and is involved with Real Estate Development as Managing Director of Nebange Ltd. He is also the Chairman of Heritage Insurance Company Kenya Limited and Liberty Life Assurance Company Kenya Limited and a director of The Heritage Insurance Company Tanzania Ltd, Stanbic Holdings Limited and Stanbic Bank Limited. He serves on the Audit and Risk Committees of Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc (formerly Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited), and Heritage Insurance Company Tanzania Limited.
Mr. Mike du Toit joined Liberty in 2008. He was the Company’s Managing Director and Liberty Group’s Regional Executive for East and Central Africa responsible primarily for strategic growth initiatives, governance and stakeholder engagement up until March 2022. Prior to this he was Managing Director of Stanbic Bank Limited having led the merger of the Stanbic and CfC Groups.
As a career banker, he has extensive experience in the financial services field across sub-Sahara Africa having worked and lived in, amongst others Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Uganda. He is also a member of the boards of all Group associated insurancecompanies across the region.
Mr Jeffery Hubbard has 32 years working experience and has extensive experience in financial reporting and management. Having begun his career at Deloitte and Touche in 1985, Mr Hubbard has held several financial director roles for large entities across different industries. He joined Liberty Group in 2004 as a Head of Financial Reporting responsible for group financial and regulatory reporting and oversight and training of business unit CFOs. Mr Hubbard subsequently has held various positions in Liberty including the Group’s Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure, Liberty ranked first in the EY’s Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2015 and ranked in the top 10 in several other years.
Mr Hubbard is currently the Liberty Group Business Development Cluster Executive which includes responsibility for Liberty’s businesses outside of South Africa as well as components of the South African insurance operations. He holds a B.Com (UCT) degree and is a registered Chartered Accountant with SAICA.
Mr. Rajesh Shah is a Fellow, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). He has over 40 years of experience providing professional services, of which nearly 33 years were with PwC where he was a partner for more than 25 years.
He worked in all lines of service of PwC and is known for leading complex advisory and tax assignments in various sectors across the region
Ms. Mitchem has over 20 years’ cross-discipline experience in financial services, ICT and pharmaceutical sector. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Delaware State University.
She currently serves on the Board of The Heritage Insurance Company Kenya Limited.
Doreen Onwong’a is a Partner at Qwasha Corporate Services LLP, part of KN Law LLP. She has advised and acted for corporates in the financial services sector in the provision of company secretarial, governance audit and advisory services.
She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree from the University of Nairobi. She is also a member of the Law Society of Kenya, and is a registered practicing Certified Secretary.
Ms Rachel Mbai was appointed as a Director of the Company with effect from 27th August 2020.
She brings with her a wealth of experience from her legal practice in Real Estate and Property Management, Property acquisition/disposal and development.