Barclays Bank of Kenya has appointed Jeremy Awori as Managing Director to take over from Adan Mohammed who has been promoted to oversee the bank’s administrative functions in Africa. The changes are scheduled to go into effect on February 1, 2013.
Awori joins Barclays from Standard Chartered Bank, Tanzania (Subject to regulatory approvals) where he is currently the Chief Executive Officer. Previously he served as Regional Sales and Performance Director for Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He will report to Mr Mohamed.
Barclays bank currently operates as Absa in South Africa and Barclays in the rest of the continent.