Abdalla Omari is the new Kenic CEO. At this point I will stop counting coz it means the annual tradition of the board is; lets get a new CEO.
Usually, when people join new organisations, they are asked what they will do to improve the status of the organisation. I imagined these are some of the questions Omari had to answer.
I know I ask some annoying questions that at times people choose to ignore, like the immediate former CEO did. So I just copy pasted the questions, which mainly dealt with growing the registry, stability and resilience.
He gave me one of those answers you give when you want to put people off, like when they bother you too much. Here is the response;
Either the guy has no idea. I don’t get how the review of a strategic plan has anything to do with your leadership skills of steering a registry. How will you help that plan if you have no experience in running registry operations? I get it, I am told you don’t need to understand how to run a registry to make it efficient and sustainable; apparently even a farmer can run a ccTLD.
So, who is Abdalla Omari? Here is the CV….
– M.B.A- Maseno University
– Bachelors In Management and Leadership- University of Free State, South Africa
– C.P.A part three
– Currently pursuing a PhD in Business Management
I have been a General Manager for Avtech Systems Ltd, for around 5 years, before joining KENIC. Avtech Systems Ltd (www.avtechsystems.co.ke), is an ICT based organization which specializes in Electronic Security, Video Conferencing facility set up, Broadcasting Station setup, and audio vision solutions.
During my tenure at Avtech Systems, the organization was among the Top100 finalists competition, for a straight 3 years. KPMG consultants and Nation Media group moderate this competition. In the Top 100 competition of 2012, Avtech System was number one, in the ICT category.
I have also been a Finance Manager for a manufacturing industry called Dimensional Structures Ltd, and a senior accountant for a leading travel organization called, Charleston Travel Limited/fcmtravel (www.fcmtravel.co.ke).
My experienced is wide from Management/leadership, accounting, finance and auditing”
And the story continues…