Eugene Antera


Job Title: Group chief financial officer

Company: Bamburi Cement


Eugene Antera was appointed group chief financial officer of Bamburi Cement in June 2023.

Prior to this, he was the country controller, a role he has occupied since January 2017.

Eugene was a graduate management trainee at Bamburi Cement in April 2007, after serving as global operations officer at Stanbic Bank from 2006 to 2007,

After completing his two-year training programme at Bamburi, he took on the role of business analyst at Lafarge Cement in April 2009. He again joined Bamburi Cement in March 2011 and just over a year later accepted the role of financial planning and analysis manager at Rift Valley Railways.

In November 2015, Eugene joined the East African Portland Cement Company as a business controller before returning to Bamburi Cement in January 2017.

Eugene holds a B.Com in Finance from the University of Nairobi and is a certified public accountant.

June 2023 - Present: Group Chief Financial Officer, Bamburi Cement
January 2017 - June 2023: Country Controller, Bamburi Cement
November 2015 - December 2016: Business Controller, East African Portland Cement Company
October 2012 - October 2015: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, Rift Valley Railways
March 2011 - September 2012: Business Controller, Bamburi Cement
April 2009 - March 2011: Business Analyst: Sub Sahara Africa, Lafarge Cement
April 2007 - March 2009: Graduate Management Trainee, Bamburi Cement
November 2006 - April 2007: Global Operations Officer, Stanbic Bank

2002 - 2006: Bachelor of Commerce, University of Nairobi
2004 - 2005: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Bamburi Cement
Bamburi Cement is a leading cement and concrete producer in Eastern Africa. It is at the forefront of innovation in construction, driven through high performance, new technologies, and sustainable building and construction products and solutions.

The company has four subsidiaries viz. the Ugandan-based Hima Cement, Bamburi Special Products, Lafarge Eco Systems and Diani Estates. In addition, it has two plants in Kenya and three in Uganda.

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