Mr. Kariuki joined
Sarova Hotels in 1992 as the Marketing Manager before taking
over the role of the group’s Marketing and Sales Director in
He is also currently a member of the Company’s Board of
“This is a very
exciting challenge for me and I look forward to working closely
with the Board of Directors and with our great team to continue
with the delivery of our vision and of our promise to our
Customers”, he said.
Mr. Kariuki holds a
Bachelor of Science (BSc) from Huron University, South Dakota
(USA), and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the
Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town (South
The group’s Board
Chairman, Mr. John Ngata Kariuki, said:
“Today we employ
over 1,400 staff in our group. As we enter our 44th
year in the hospitality industry in Kenya this year, this
appointment ensures continuity and the stability of the
business, following the tragic and untimely passing of Mr. Vohra”.
The new MD is also
the current Chairman of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB).