UAP names Arnold Dippenaar as group chief financial officer
UAP Old Mutual Group has named Arnold Dippenaar as the Group Chief Financial Officer following an exercise that saw key appointments made to its executive suite.
Prior to the appointment, Dippenaar served as the head of product services, personal and business banking, Africa regions at Standard Bank of South Africa and brings with him an analytical approach and wealth of experience in leading multicultural teams.
The company has also named Abdallah Hussein Khamis as the Group Chief Operations Officer, and Grace Wakonyo Thiong’o as Group Head of Compliance.
Until her appointment as Ms. Thiong’o was the Head of Risk and Compliance at Faulu Microfinance Bank, a role she will continue to oversee.
She has 18 years’ experience in risk management and audit having worked at Australia New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group and at Deloitte in Nairobi and Melbourne.
On his part, Khamis served as Chief Operating Officer at Airtel Kenya until his appointment as the Managing Director at Zola Electric Nigeria and was previously Executive Vice President for global expansion at Off-Grid Electric (Zola electric) for San Francisco, California.
The latest changes come only four months after the company named Mr. Arthur Oginga as the Group Chief Executive Officer to replace Mr. Peter Mwangi.