Appointment – Chief Executive Officer – Designate

On behalf of the Board, I would like to announce that John Buckley will be retiring as Managing Director at the end of 2018. Having been a co-founder and Managing Director of Safarilink for fifteen years, (and having been in continuous employment for fifty years!), John is stepping back from day to day management, but will remain on the Board as Director and shareholder.

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Avedi as his successor, effective from1st June 2018, as Chief Executive Officer - Designate.

Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Aviation Management from the University of Geneva. Alex started his career in the banking industry before joining Kenya Airways where he worked in various capacities for twelve years, his last position being Director, Corporate Quality, Safety, Security and Environment.  His most recent role has been at Kenya Airports Authority as General Manager, Operations and Safety.   

We thank John for his commitment and valued contribution to the company, which we know will continue as he takes charge of specific projects whilst serving on the Board.

Mbuvi Ngunze