The Board of Directors of Kenya Orient Insurance has appointed George Kuria as the Managing Director effective September 2021. Until his appointment, George was the Managing Director Acre Africa since January 2019.
George has a wealth of experience having worked in various firms and management capacities in the financial services sector. He has over 18 years experience in senior roles in the insurance industry.
While announcing the appointment, Kenya Orient Board of Director Chair Julius Muya said George is expected to bring in his expertise in the insurance sector to take the firm to the next level as it seeks to work alongside its business partners and other affiliates to strengthen the organisation and guarantee sustained growth
He has a proven track record on delivering innovative ways of driving profitable growth and has been instrumental in building strong relationships with stakeholders in various capacities in the financial sector.
Previously, he served as acting Group Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer at Sanlam Kenya PLC & Sanlam General Insurance Ltd, Principal Officer at Kenya Alliance Head of Retail and Mass Distribution at UAP and Divisional Director, Insurance Brokers with AON Kenya among others.
George holds a Masters in Business Administration from Strathmore Business School, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma from the UK’s Chartered Institute of Insurance. He is an Associate of Insurance Institute if Kenya. He has also attended various courses in leadership, development, marketing and customer service.