Scope Markets Kenya, a licensed non-dealing online foreign exchange broker, has announced the appointment of Alex Karanja Njoroge as its Executive Director and Chief Executive officer.
Also appointed is Peter Waiganjo as an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the company.
Making the announcement, Scope Markets Group CEO Jacob Plattner said, “With Alex joining our team in Kenya as the CEO, bringing onboard diverse financial sector experience, we are optimistic we will sustain the growth momentum as we seek to push the business to the next level’’.
Alex is a seasoned financial services industry professional with over 18 years of experience cutting across asset management, banking and consultancy. He has strong networks with local and international financial institutions, corporate clients, regulators and peers in the sector.
His expertise is in organizational strategy, business development and risk management.
Alex has previously worked as Financial Advisor at ICEA Asset Management and Chase Bank. He climbed through the ranks from Senior Corporate Dealer, Manager Treasury Sales, Head of Treasury, Assistant General Manager and General Manager.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Banking and Finance) from Nazarene University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Strathmore Business School. Additionally, he has ACI dealing certification – a globally recognized foreign exchange accreditation.
Waiganjo has over nineteen years of experience working in different sectors, including shipping, advertising, and food and beverages. His expertise is in financial forecasting, analysis, and financial reporting for global companies.
He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Kenyatta University and a Bachelors of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.
He is also a certified member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).