The Board of Directors of UBA Kenya Bank Limited has settled on Mary Mulili as the Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UBA Kenya, subject to regulatory approval.
She takes over from Chike Isiuwe who has been at the helm since 2021.
Prior to her appointment, Mulili served as the Executive Director for UBA Kenya Bank Limited.
She boasts a wealth of experience spanning over two decades in Corporate and Commercial banking, Public Sector, Institutional Banking, Consumer Banking and Digital Innovation across various notable financial institutions.
“It is a great honour to be appointed to steer the strategic vision of UBA Kenya as a subsidiary of the UBA Group. I look forward to carrying on the growth trajectory of UBA Kenya,” said Mulili.
Commenting on her appointment, UBA Kenya chairperson Alphan Njeru noted that Mulili will play a key role as the lender wants to accelerate its growth in the region.
“We thank Chike Isiuwe, the outgoing Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer for his contribution to the Bank and wish him success as he takes up a new role at UBA Group,” said Njeru.
Mulili has held various executive and senior roles in commercial banks, such as Bank of Africa-BMCE Group, where she was the General Manager for Business Development.
She has also served as Head of Corporate Banking at GT Bank Kenya and Head of Retail Banking at African Banking Corporation.
She holds an MBA in Finance, a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a focus on Accounting and Economics as well as leadership and management certifications in project management, business management, customer management, project finance, loan and Transaction Structuring. transformational leadership, and credit evaluation.
“The Board congratulates Ms. Mary Mulili as she takes on her new responsibilities to advance the Bank’s strategic vision,” said the lender.