Churchill Ochieng Takes Over as New Safaricom Investments CEO


Safaricom Investment Co-operative board has named Churchill Winstone Ochieng’ as its new Chief Executive Officer.


Bringing a wealth of experience in leadership, cash flow management, corporate development, brand management, and more, Churchill is poised to lead Safaricom Investment Co-operative into its next phase of growth.


Churchill brings on board over 25 years of experience across different aspects of leadership, communication and negotiation.


“We are confident that his impeccable track record in banking, telco, fast-moving consumer goods and facility management industries coupled with his proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams to maximize company profitability and efficiency will steer this Co-operative to the next growth phase,” said Safaricom Investment Co-operative Chairperson Judy Runo.


Prior to his appointment, Churchill served as the Managing Director at Sender Services Limited, a position he held for four years.


Other positions previously held include Head of Airtel Money and Zonal Business in Sales and Distribution at Airtel Kenya Networks, Head of Personal Banking at Guarantee Trust Bank, General Manager, Personal and Business Banking at Faulu Kenya Bank, Head of Direct Sales Africa at Standard Bank Group and also Country Head of Sales Kenya at Barclays Bank of Kenya, now Absa.


Churchill holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Nairobi. He is also currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from the same institution.


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