Angela Ndambuki Reinstated KAMP as Board Chairperson


The Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) is pleased to announce the reinstatement of Angela Ndambuki as the Board Chairperson, effective immediately.

The Board made this decision during a special meeting of the Board of Directors held on June 22nd, 2023. This decision reflects the Board’s recognition of Ndambuki’s outstanding leadership qualities, dedication, and remarkable achievements in the music industry.

Ms. Ndambuki is a seasoned professional with an extensive background in the music industry. She has previously served as the Chairperson of KAMP and played a pivotal role in advancing the interests of music producers and artists in Kenya. Her wealth of experience, strategic vision, and unwavering commitment to the growth and development of the music industry have been widely recognized and celebrated.

During her previous tenure as Chairperson, Ms. Ndambuki successfully spearheaded several transformative initiatives and advocacy campaigns that significantly impacted the music landscape in Kenya.

Ms. Ndambuki consistently demonstrated her dedication to the growth and development of the organization.

Her notable contributions include: Strategic Vision: She has played a pivotal role in developing and implementing strategic plans that have elevated KAMP’s influence and effectiveness within the music industry.

Her forward-thinking approach and ability to navigate complex challenges have strengthened the organization’s position.

Policy Advocacy: She has been at the forefront of advocating for policies that support the rights of music producers, ensuring a conducive environment for creativity, innovation, and fair compensation.

Her efforts have been instrumental in shaping the music industry landscape in Kenya.

Industry Collaboration: Ms. Angela Ndambuki has fostered strong relationships and collaborations with key stakeholders, including artists, music labels, government bodies, and international organizations.

These partnerships have resulted in mutually beneficial initiatives that have propelled the music industry forward.

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Also, Under her leadership, Ms. Angela Ndambuki is credited with overseeing the renewal of KAMP’s license by industry regulator the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) after a two-year hiatus, increased collection of royalties by the association (50 percent of collected revenue set aside for distribution to members, a first in KAMP) and leading the first music representatives benchmarking trip to South Africa which culminated in the signing of a memorandum between KAMP and South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA).

Furthermore, as the Regional Director for the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) in Sub-Saharan Africa, Angela Ndambuki has made remarkable contributions to the music industry beyond Kenya’s borders.

Through her role at IFPI, she has been a champion for the rights of music producers and artists throughout the region.

Some of her notable achievements include: Strengthening Copyright Protection: Ms. Ndambuki has advocated for stronger copyright protection laws and enforcement measures to safeguard the rights of music producers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Her efforts have contributed to curbing piracy and ensuring fair remuneration for artists.

Promoting Licensing and Royalties: Under Ms. Ndambuki’s leadership, IFPI has worked closely with music licensing organizations and collecting societies in the region to streamline licensing processes and improve the collection and distribution of royalties, enabling music producers to receive their rightful earnings more efficiently.

Supporting Capacity Building: Ms. Ndambuki has been actively involved in organizing workshops, training programs, and mentorship initiatives to enhance the skills and knowledge of music producers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

She has paved the way for a thriving and sustainable music industry by empowering these professionals.

Her efforts have resulted in increased collaboration, improved copyright enforcement measures, and the facilitation of cross-border partnerships that have propelled the African music industry to new heights.

The decision to reinstate Ms. Angela Ndambuki as the Board Chairperson of KAMP was reached unanimously by the Board of Directors, who recognized her exceptional track record, leadership acumen, and tireless dedication to the advancement of the music industry.

The entire Board of Directors and Management team congratulates Angela Ndambuki on her reinstatement as the Board Chairperson and is confident she will herald KAMP into a new era of growth, prosperity, and increased recognition for the music industry in Kenya.

Her expertise, leadership, and passion for the industry make her the ideal candidate to guide KAMP into a future of growth and success.

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