Chandan Kumar Sharma


Job Title: Group chief financial officer

Company: Kim-Fay East Africa


Chandan Kumar Sharma is the Group CFO at Kim-Fay East Africa.

He is an accomplished and results-driven CFO with extensive experience in financial management, strategic planning, and risk assessment who has led cross-functional teams.

Chandan began his career as an accountant at Angel Designers and co-founded Stratrisk Consulting before joining Kim-Fay East Africa to lead its finance function.

He holds a B.Sc in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and an M.Sc in Professional Accountancy from the University of London as well as a bachelor of Theology from Mayapur Institute.

Chandan is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and a certified chartered accountant.


  • 2022 – Present: Group Chief Financial Officer, Kim-Fay East Africa
  • 2018 – 2021: Co-founder, Stratrisk Consulting
  • 2010 – 2017: Accountant, Angel Designers


  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • 2019: Master of Science Professional Accountancy, University of London, UK
  • 2013: Bachelor in Theology, Mayapur Institute

Kim-Fay East Africa
The FAY brand was launched in a small room at the back of a grocery shop by founders Resham and Satvinder Bains. They operated the aluminium foil converting machine themselves in between running the grocery business, in Peponi, Nairobi.

The FAY brand has been trusted by Kenyan households for over 35 years. It is a market leader across numerous product categories and has established itself as one of the strongest hygiene brands in the region.

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