Mr. Chepsiror Kiplagat Sammy is the Acting Managing Director. He has over 25 years of experience in strategic Marketing, Sales, Operations, Banking, and Customer Service management. He holds an MBA in Strategic Management, a Master of Management and Leadership, a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing), and a Diploma in Management & Development. He is a member of the Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) and the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK). He joined the Company in 2006 as Sales and Marketing Manager in Simlaw Seeds Company. He previously worked in the banking sector. He is the Branch Chair of Trans Nzoia County at the Agricultural Society of Kenya ASK).
Mr. Sammy Kiplagat Chepsiror
Mr. Joseph Kamau is the Head of Research and Development. He joined the Company in 2007 as a Maize breeder. He had previously worked as an Agricultural officer with the Ministry of Agriculture and as a Research Officer at KALRO. He is spearheading research in the company. He holds an M.Sc. degree in Plant Breeding from University of Nairobi B.Sc in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi, Certificate in Maize improvement from CIMMYT, Kenya. He has developed and released several maize varieties of like H 529.H 533. H 534 and H535. He is a member of the Plant Breeders’ Association of Kenya.
Mr. Joseph Kamau
She holds a diploma in Agriculture from Egerton University and BBA (Marketing) from Kenya Methodist University. She joined the company in 1989 as Computer Operator at Elgon Downs Farm and has held various positions in the company namely Production officer (1992-2006), Deputy Manager Pastures and Sunflower (2006-2010).
Mrs. Joyce Aleyo Agufana
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Kenyatta University, post graduate Diploma in Quality Management from Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), and pursuing MBA in strategic Management from JKUAT, MSc. Seed Science and Trade (Ongoing)
Mr. Erick Tegei
He holds a Master of Science in Procurement and Logistics from JKUAT, Bachelor of Commerce (Procurement & Supply Chain management) from University of Nairobi, Diploma in Procurement & Supply Management (CIPS), Diploma in Sales and Marketing from Technical University of Kenya. He is Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM), Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
Mr. Bethuel B. Chemitei
He is responsible for the preparation of strategic and operational plans for ICT Department and ensures ICT systems comply with regulatory and legal requirements. He has over 20 years’ experience in the implementation and maintenance of technology infrastructure. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree (Maths/Computer Science) from Kenyatta University.
Mr. Philip Chemwetich
He holds a Diploma in Public Administration from Moi University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Kisii University. He started his career in 1982 at Kenya Posts and Telecommunications until 1998 when he joined Kenya Seed Company as a Security officer.
Mr. Thomas Kiptoch Mukung’
She has over 20 year’s work experience in Communication Management and teaching. She holds a Masters of Arts in Journalism studies from the University of Wales, Cardiff, UK. She has worked in the religious sector (Anglican Church of Kenya), the non-governmental sector at Eastern African Sub Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).
Ms. Jane Gitau
Mr. David Kiplagat
Mrs. Sylvia Kyeyune
Mr. PatricK Thuo
CPA Patrick Thuo is the General Manager Kibo Seed. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master’s in Business Administration degrees from the University of Nairobi. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), a graduate of Advanced Management Programme (Strathmore IESE Business School, Barcelona Spain) and a Certified Public Secretaries (CPS) finalist. He has over 20 years managerial and leadership experience from key sectors of the economy including banking, public and private organizations having worked with Coca-Cola, Citibank and United Bank for Africa (UBA). CPA Thuo has also served in the management committee of Kitale Club and joined Kenya Seed in November 2011.