Former IEBC chief executive Ezra Chiloba has been appointed the Communications Authority director-general.
In a statement by CAK on Tuesday, the authority chairman, Kembi Gitura, said Chiloba will fill the vacancy left following Francis Wangusi’s retirement.
He will serve in this position for a renewable period of four years.
UPDATE: Ex-IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba is the new Communications Authority of Kenya's Director-General, Board Chair Kembi Gitura announces pic.twitter.com/5ZDRyM6fR3
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Chiloba is a policy consultant and Principle Partner with Chil and Kemp consultancy and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
He is the immediate former Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
The new DG holds an undergraduate degree in Law from University of Nairobi, a Master of Arts degree from Central European University in Hungary and a Master of Science degree in Program Management from University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
A post graduate diploma in law holder from the Kenya School of Law, Chiloba holds a certificate in Blockchain strategy program from Said Business School at University of Oxford.
He holds further training in Corporate Governance, Projects Management, Collaborative Leadership and in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Chiloba previously worked as a Team Leader and Deputy Chief of Party with Development Alternative Inc.
He was previously a Projects Analyst in charge of governance, electoral systems and processes with the United Development Program.
Last year, the ICT CS Joe Mucheru appointed Chiloba as a member of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund board for three years.