KCB is the single largest employer in the banking industry , Mr Alexander Kaminchia
, then bank chairman , once gloated.
Earlier , his
predecessor Dr Benjamin Kipkorir , had restated the bank's legitimate objective as to provide modern banking services to all parts of the country.
At the time – the late 1980s – KCB
had just added 104 employees to its workforce in a year , to cap it at 3 , 339.
At the same time , it was in the process of establishing the KCB Staff Training School
and Sports Complex in Karen.By last year , the staff complement had grown to 4 , 220 ; it was however set for radical trimming to around 3 , 000.