Joe Muganda Exits Vivo Energy, Insider Appointed To Take Over

Joe Muganda. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Peter Murungi has been appointed to replace Joe Muganda as the Vivo Energy Kenya CEO, with effect from December 1, 2019.

In a statement, Vivo said that Muganda “has decided to leave the company at the end of November”, without divulging details why the former beer man had left so soon.

“I would like to thank Joe for the contribution he has made as MD of Vivo Energy Kenya, and wish him well for the future. Peter brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked for Vivo Energy and Shell since 2007, most recently leading the Vivo Energy Group’s implementation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning system,” said Hans Paulsen, Vivo Executive Vice President East and Southern Africa.

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Mr Murungi joined Shell Kenya in 2007 as a depot manager in both Nairobi and Mombasa.

In 2011, he moved to Namibia as the supply and distribution manager until 2013 when he became the supply and marketing manager.

Mr Murungi holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nairobi.

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply UK.

Mr Muganda joined Vivo Energy in February 2018 from Nation Media Group, where he served as the chief executive officer for two and a half years.

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