Kenya Airways names acting CEO


Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced that the Allan Kilavuka will be theacting chief executive officer, replacing  Sebastian Mikosz who resigned before the expiry of his case.

Mr Kilavuka is the current CEO of Jambojet.

The board in a statement announced that his appointment is effective January 1, 2020, and that he will serve in the role until a substantive CEO for Kenya Airways has been recruited and appointed.

“Allan will also continue his role as Chief Executive Officer of Jambojet during the interim period of recruitment,” said the statement signed by Company Secretary Catherine Musakali.

“The Board wishes to emphasise that the recruitment process for a substantive Chief Executive Officer with the necessary experience and knowledge was initiated upon the announcement of Sebastian Mikosz’s decision to leave the airline at the end of 2019. The process is still actively on going and the Board will inform all our stakeholders once a suitable candidate has been identified.”

Mr Mikosz earlier this year in a shock announcement said he will quit from the helm of the airline in December, coming before his term expires in June next year.