Linus Gitahi

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Mr. Linus Gitahi, NMG Group CEO, 47, holds an MBA from USIU and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Nairobi. He was appointed the Group Chief Executive Officer on November 1st, 2006 and to the Board in December 2006. Linus previously worked with a leading pharmaceutical company as Managing Director based in Nigeria. He is Director of the Group's subsidiary companies, Equity bank and Property Development and Management Limited. Mr Gitahi serves on the Strategic Planning, the Editorial and the Nominations Committees. He is also a member of the board of Federation of Kenya employers and fellow of the Kenya institute of management and the Africa Leadership initiative." [1]

"Linus Gitahi comes to his position as CEO of Nation Media Group after a long and successful executive career at GlaxoSmithKline, the global pharmaceutical company. Beginning as the head of Africa marketing in London, Mr. Gitahi advanced to commercial director of GlaxoSmithKline where he was based in Nicosia Cypress. He subsequently was promoted to General Manager of GlaxoSmithKline in East Africa and the Indian Ocean islands and ultimately to CEO of the Lagos based GlaxoSmithKline West Afrika...

"Linus Gitahi also serves as non-executive Director of Equity Bank, Ltd Afrika Investment Bank and Federation of Kenya Employers.

"Linus Gitahi is married to Pauline Gitahi and has two daughters Julie and Sheila. They live in Nairobi, Kenya." [2]

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  1. Trustees, Kenya Land Conservation Trust, accessed June 13, 2010.
  2. Home, Linus Gitahi, accessed June 13, 2010.