The Board of Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has announced the appointment of Eng. Peter Waweru
Njenga as Managing Director and CEO. Eng. Njenga assumes the position previously held by Mr.Abraham Serem in an acting capacity.
Eng. Njenga takes over leadership of the NSE-listed company at a pivotal moment as it unveils an ambitious 10-year plan to significantly increase baseload electricity generation, aiming to reach a milestone of up to 3,000MW of installed electricity generation capacity.Stepping into this pivotal role, Eng.Njenga brings with him a remarkable legacy of excellence in corporate leadership and management. Prior to his appointment, he distinguished himself as a reputable energy expert most notably as General Manager for Infrastructure Development at Kenya Power.
Throughout his tenure, Eng. Njenga held various senior management positions and played a pivotal role in driving growth in the energy sector. With an illustrious career spanning over 31 years,Eng. Njenga began as a graduate trainee at Kenya Power in 1991, and he steadily ascended the ranks to attain this prestigious appointment.
Eng. Njenga’s academic foundation includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nairobi (UoN), complemented by a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from the same institution.
The KenGen PLC Board of Directors extends sincere congratulations to Eng.Peter Njenga on his appointment. His strategic foresight, unwavering commitment, and dynamic vision make him a pivotal addition to the leadership team.The Board also takes this moment to acknowledge and express gratitude for the exceptional leadership demonstrated by Mr.Abraham Serem during his tenure in an acting capacity.
Eng. Njenga’s appointment ushers in an existing era for KenGen PLC as it embarks on a transformative journey towards increased baseload electricity generation. The Board eagerly anticipates witnessing the realization of the company’s ambitious 10-year plan under Eng. Njenga’s able stewardship.