Friday, June 22, 2018

James Mwangi Biography, Age, Wealth, House, Wife, Children, Salary

James Mwangi Family, Contacts, Email Address, Net Worth

 Dr. James N. Mwangi is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director & MD at Equity Group Holdings Ltd., Chairman at Kenya Vision 2030, Chancellor at Meru University of Science & Technology, and Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director at Exotix Partners LLP.

He is on the Board of Directors at Equity Group Holdings Ltd., British American Insurance Co. ( Kenya) Ltd., and African Leadership Academy.

Dr. Mwangi was previously employed as Non-Executive Director by British-American Investments Co., a Director-Risk Management by African Export-Import Bank, and Non-Executive Director by British-American Investments Co.

James Mwangi Education Background

She attended Nyagatugu Primary School for his primary school and later joined Ichagaki Secondary School for his O-Level and later Kagumo High School for A-Level education , where he studied economics, English literature and geography. He has a Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Nairobi. He is a Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA- K).

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nairobi.

James Mwangi Career

In 1993 at the age of 31 he was the Finance Director of Equity
Building Society (EBS). He was tasked by the Chairman and by the
CEO to wind up the insolvent organisation which was losing KSh5
million (approx. US$60,000 then), annually and had, at that
time, accumulated total losses of KSh33 million.

James Mwangi Positions

    Group Managing Director, Equity Group Holdings Limited
    Group Chief Executive Officer, Equity Group Holdings Limited
    Chairman, Equity Group Foundation
    Chairman, Vision 2030 Delivery Board
    Patron, Equity Bank Wings to Fly Scholarship Program
    Board member, Africa Leadership Academy
    Chancellor, Meru University of Science and Technology


James Mwangi Wealth

Dr. James Mwangi’s paper wealth has surged to a new high, helped by a steady climb in the bank’s stock at the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

Dr. Mwangi’s 6.5 per cent stake (co-owned with his wife Jane) in the bank is now worth Sh12.15 billion, making it one of the largest family fortunes held in a single stock.

Dr. Mwangi currently holds 127.8 million Equity shares equivalent to a 3.45 per cent stake in the lender.

The Equity chief executive is also the beneficial owner of another 1.43 per cent stake through his entitlements in the bank’s employee share ownership plan.

James Mwang Awards

    2015 – CEO of the Year – Africa Investor
    2013 – African Business Leader of the Year – Africa Investor
    2012 – Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012
    2012 – East African Business Leader – CNBC Africa
    2012 – World Entrepreneur of the Year – Ernst & Young Entrepreneur
    2011 – African Banker of the year – Africa Investor
    2011 – Kenya National Heroes and Legends
    2011 – Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS), Republic of Kenya
    2010 – African Banker of the year – Africa Investor
    2010 – One of the top 50 emerging market business leaders in BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries – The Financial Times
    2009 – Africa Investor Series Awards – Africa’s CEO of the year
    2007 – Global Vision Award
    2006 – Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS), Republic of Kenya
    2004 – Head of State Commendation (HSC) – Civilian Division, Republic of Kenya

James Mwangi Family and Children

James Mwangi is married to Jane Wangui Njuguna with four children.

James Mwangi Contacts

 James Mwangi Equity Bank Main Contacts
Service Phone Number: 254763026000
Email Id:
Address: P.O.Box 75104-00200, Nairobi

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