Centum Investment Group Plc has announced the appointment of Risper Alaro as the Group Finance Director effective March 15, 2022.
She takes over from Wambua Kimeu who resigned from the Group to pursue other interests. Kimeu held the role of Group Finance Director and is a Partner in Centum Capital Partners Ltd – a Centum subsidiary.
He is expected to leave Centum at the end of May 2022 and will work with Alaro to ensure a seamless transition.
The appointment takes back Aloro to Centum having taken a sabbatical leave from the group in mid-2018 after serving for 18 years.
She served as Centum’s Finance and Operations Director and later established Centum Business Solutions Ltd, becoming its first Managing Director. At Centum Business Solutions she led the provision of shared business services including finance, tax, human resource management, technology, marketing and legal to Centum and its subsidiaries.
Alaro has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCAA) and a member of the Institute of Certified Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).