Annie Kigira-Kinuthia

last updated 6/8/2018

Annie Kigira-Kinuthia

Director - Business Development at Brand Strategy and Design (EA) Limited

General Information


Part-Time Lecturer - United States International University

Director - Renzo Africa Limited

Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals

Sub Regional Head Corporate Affairs, East Africa - Standard Chartered Bank Limited

Corporate Communications Manager - Equity Bank Limited

Public Relations Manager - World Vision Inc

Market Services Manager - UNGA


Master of Science

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BSD GROUP | BSD Group East Africa Management Team

Annie Kigira-Kinuthia- Director of Business Development and Team Lead-Avid PR
Annie is a communication professional with proven 20 years of management experience in global blue chip, multisite organizations, commercially focused with strategic insight. An innovative leader, communicator and motivator who thrives on the challenges of change and maximizing the development of talent in order to deliver sustainable benefits. Well respected for building excellent working relationships, utilising highly effective communication skills to develop profitable partnerships. A highly, motivated team player, combining analytical thinking and strong commercial awareness to seek out opportunities and deliver results. As the Director - Business Development at Brand Strategy Design Limited (BSD), Annie ensures efficient and effective business operations; monitors the company's activities in accordance with both short and long term strategic planning; motivates and leads a high-performance management team; focuses on existing clients with a view of generating additional revenue, increase brand loyalty, improve customer satisfaction and build brand loyalty in the respective businesses. Prior to joining BSD, Annie was the Sub Regional Head of Corporate Affairs, East Africa at Standard Chartered Bank. Her role among other things involved developing the corporate affairs strategy; overseeing the Bank's internal and external communications and government relationships; raising the Bank's profile using business initiatives, sustainability agenda and thought leadership; issues management to mitigate negative issues that may affect the reputation of the Bank; driving the Bank's sustainability agenda and managing the corporate affairs budget across the region. While at Standard Chartered, Annie also held the position of Head of Brand & Sponsorship, Africa up until March 2014 when Brand moved into Marketing. Annie holds a Master of Science (MSc.) Degree in Public Relations from Stirling University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts Honors (BA) Degree in Communication from Daystar University College.

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Prudential and Standard Chartered sign long-term bancassurance partnership - Prudential Life Assurance Kenya

Annie Kigira-Kinuthia, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya: +254 773 992054

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Annie Kigira-Kinuthia
Annie Kigira-Kinuthia is a seasoned public relations professional with over 16 years of experience. She holds a Master of Science (MSc.) Degree in Public Relations from Stirling University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA) Degree in Communication from Daystar University. Annie is currently Standard Chartered Bank's Regional Head of Brand and Sponsorship, Africa and Head of Corporate Affairs, East Africa. Her role among other things involves ensuring consistency use of the brand across the region as well monitoring and approving sponsorships to ensure they a consistent and appropriate for the brand. She has previously worked with Equity Bank, World Vision, Unga Group and Communications Concepts Limited in senior positions. She is currently lecturing part-time at Daystar University in the Postgraduate Program.

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