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Strategy Here is what some of Kenya’s top CEOs studied at university

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The courses studied by Kenya's top executives and the universities they attended

play From left: James Mwangi (CEO, Equity Bank), James Mworia (CEO,Centum) and Tabitha Karanja (CEO, Keroche Breweries)

Kenya's top executives are among the most paid in the continent, and they have exceptional education credentials to match that up.

A good number of them are either graduates in Bachelor of Commerce or post graduates in Master of Business Administration.

Business Insider SSA sought to find out some of the majors these CEOs studied as well as the universities they attended:

James Mwangi - CEO, Equity Bank

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  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Nairobi.

  • Certified Public Accountant

Joshua Oigara - CEO, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)

play Joshua Oigara - CEO, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) (The Star)
 

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), University of Nairobi

  • Master of Business Administration, Edith Cowan University.

  • Certified public accountant, Strathmore University School of Accountancy.

Tabitha Njeri - CEO, Keroche Breweries

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Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Nairobi

James Mworia - CEO, Centum Investments

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  • Bachelor of Law, University of Nairobi

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Strathmore University

  • Certified Public Accountant

Rebecca Miano - MD and CEO of Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)

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  • Bachelor of Law, University of Nairobi

  •  Master of Laws in Comparative Law, University of Australia

Jeremy Awori - MD, Barclays Bank Kenya

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  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Manchester

  • MBA Finance/International Business, McGill University

Jane Karuku - MD, East African Breweries Limited

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  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi

  • MBA in Marketing, California National University

Mary Jane Mwangi - MD and CEO of the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK)

 
play Mary Jane Mwangi - MD and CEO of the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) (NOCK/Twitter)

  •  Master’s in Business Administration, University of Nairobi

  •  Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management, Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)

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