Yusuf Omari resumes role as Absa Bank Kenya CFO


Yusuf Omari, who has been serving as interim MD and CEO of Absa Bank Kenya, has returned to his role as CFO.

Yusuf Omari, who has been serving as interim MD and CEO of Absa Bank Kenya, has returned to his role as CFO.

Consequently, interim CFO Moses Muthui also returns to his former post of chief strategy officer and financial director for Corporate and Investment Banking.

This follows the appointment of Abdi Mohamed to the role of MD and CEO for Absa Kenya, effective 1 May 2023.

Abdi, who has more than 28 years experience in different capacities in Absa Group, said, “It is a great honour and privilege to be asked to lead the next phase of growth and transformation in Absa Kenya.”

"Personally, I have been on a long and rewarding career journey with Absa Group in Kenya and internationally, and it is exciting to be back to Absa Kenya where my banking career started," he added.

Board chairperson Charles Muchene said, "The Board is pleased to welcome Abdi back home, particularly at a time when the banking industry is experiencing increased digitalisation, innovation, and significant shifts in demography and consumer behaviour.”

"Within this context, Abdi will steer the Bank’s next strategic horizon where we seek to accelerate our shared growth agenda as an inclusive brand that is a force for good in our communities," he added.

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