Sarova Hotels appoints a new Chairman

Hon John Ngata Kariuki, a 40 years veteran in the Tourism and Hospitality industry in Kenya, has been appointed the Chairman of Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges East Africa. Sarova Hotels today operates eight hospitality establishments in Kenya. Hon Kariuki was one of the founders of the Company in April 1974 and before his appointment as its Chairman held the position of Executive Director.

He is also a member of the Company's Board of Directors.Hon Kariuki has been an active player in the industry having served in various capacities during his career which included Chairman of Kenya Utalii College, a Board member of the National carrier Kenya Airways, Chairman of SKAL Kenya Chapter, Vice Chairman Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers and Chairing various Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife Events Committees.

He welcomed his appointment as Chairman saying: "I very much look forward to continuing working with the Managing Director and the Board Members to provide strong and consistent leadership to the organization." Also welcoming his appointment, the Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges Managing Director remarked: "We wish Hon. Kariuki the best of luck as he takes on his new role. With our commitment and support, we are confident that he will lead the Company to greater heights."