Mr. Alban M. Mwendar - Group Human Resources DirectorÂ
Mr. Mwendar is an alumnus of the Alliance High School, and holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree, both attained at the University of Nairobi.
He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Human Resources Management of Kenya.
Mr. Mwendar has extensive experience within multinational businesses in the corporate sector having joined Unilever (K) Ltd in 1987 as a Management Trainee, and rising up the ranks within the HR function and in Logistics.
He left Unilever in 1995 to take up the role of Head of Human Resources at British American Tobacco (K) Ltd, a role he held until the year 2000 when he was appointed Group HR Director at Kenya Commercial Bank.
At KCB he
spearheaded cultural reform programmes and internal branding initiatives that turned the bank from a parastatal organization to the present day commercial organization that prides itself with the largest branch network in East & Central Africa.
In 2004, Mr. Mwendar was appointed Group HR Director of East African Breweries Ltd, a Diageo plc subsidiary, and again led internal rebranding initiatives that launched Diageo into the Eastern African markets.
During the course of his
career, Mr. Mwendar
has played a consultancy and advisory role on HR matters to numerous individuals and organizations and has made several presentations to HR practitioners in the region.
has also attended numerous professional courses abroad including in institutions such as Harvard Law School
He has been a past Vice Chairman of the Kenya Institute of Bankers, member - Board of Governors of Alliance High School, and Assistant Chairman - Institute of HR Management of Kenya.
He currently sits on the Council of the Agricultural Society of Kenya.
He joined Kenya Airways in August this year.