Agnes Gathaiya has been appointed Country Director for East Africa at Google. She will manage the regional operations for East Africa.
In her new role, Gathaiya will be responsible for developing and executing the organisation’s in-country strategy for innovation and growth in line with Google’s regional priorities and mission, vision, and values and contributing to in-country growth of Google products and services.
She will also oversee the building and managing strategic partnerships, including relationships with leading advertisers, agencies, and clients as well as driving revenue growth.
She has more than 21 years of experience in organisational transformation, focused on developing strategy, and providing commercial leadership in sales and business development.
Most recently and prior to joining Google, Gathaiya was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kenya’s digital payments company, Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL). She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from United States International University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Bryn Mawr College in the USA.
She replaces Charles Murito who has segued into another role within Google as the Director for Sub Saharan Africa, Government Affairs & Public Policy.
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