Family Bank gets new boss
The Board of Family Bank has appointed Rebecca Mbithi as the lender’s Chief Executive Officer, subject to approval by Central Bank of Kenya.
She replaces David Thuku who resigned last year September.
In a press release to newsrooms, the board said that it is “confident that Rebecca has what it takes to steer the Bank to the next level.
Rebecca is currently the Company Secretary and Director, Legal Services at Family Bank – a position she has held with the Bank for the last 4 years.
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A seasoned professional, Rebecca holds a Masters in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from United States International University and an LL.B degree from the University of Nairobi.
She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), a Certified Secretary and a Member of the Institute of Certified Secretaries, an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of the Law Society of Kenya.
Rebecca is a highly experienced professional with an extensive background in leadership in various organizations at director level specializing in law, project finance, Corporate Restructuring, Equity/ Debt raising and Governance.
She has previously worked at Kenya Tea Development Agencies (KTDA) and Rift Valley Railways. At Family Bank, she has been instrumental in Strategy and Business Development, Capital and Debt Raising, Risk Management, Compliance and Controls, providing legal services and strengthening the Bank’s Governance structures.