Vivo Energy, the company the Shell licensee In Kenya has appointed Joe Muganda as the Managing Director. Joe Muganda joins the company after the exit of Polycarp Igathe who joined elective politics and is now the Deputy Governor of Nairobi county.

Joe Muganda holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Buckingham and an MBA from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. Muganda joins Vivo Energy from Nation Media Group where he has been the Managing Director since July 2015 covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. He has also previously worked in Kenya Breweries Ltd where he was the Managing Director and British American Tobacco (BAT) where he held different roles including General Manager Markets, Head of Corporate Affairs, Regional Manager – Africa and the Middle East and senior marketing and brand roles.  Before moving to BAT he also worked in Barclays and Unilever.

Joe Muganda will take office as from February 1st 2018. The appointment was announced by  David Mureithi, the Executive Vice President, Vivo Energy East and South Region.