Kenya Medical Supplies Authority – KEMSA: The Management Team The Management Team – Kenya Medical Supplies Authority – KEMSA

The Management Team

A committed management team

CPA. Philip Omondi Odhiambo, MBA, BSc (IBA), CPA (K)
full member of MKIM,

Ag. Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Medical Supplies Authority

CPA. Philip Omondi Odhiambo, holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Moi University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from the United States International University and CPA (K). CPA. Philip is also a registered member of Institute of Certified Professional Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) and a full member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).

He is an accomplished accountant with over 20 years’ experience in senior management position in various organizations including KPMG East Africa where he served as the Senior Regional Finance Manager, Oxford University Press E.A as Regional Financial Controller, Chief Accountant at Singer Sewing Machine Company, Systems & Inventory Manager at Brookside Dairy Limited and Chief Executive Officer for Akamba Public Transport Company among others.

CPA. Philip has strong competence in Financial Management, Strategy formulation and deployment, Transformational Leadership and Business Development.

Prior to his appointment as Ag CEO, KEMSA, he was the Director Corporate Services in-charge of Finance, Planning, Human Resource and Administration and ICT for KEMSA a position he served from January 2013 to January 2017. He was instrumental in the implementation of the Human Resource review that resulted into the formation of two new departments; Planning department and Sales & Marketing Division.

He was also the team leader that developed and implemented the KEMSA New Business Model which in two years saw the Authority grow its turnover transforming it into a self-sustaining State Corporation.

A Dedicated Management Team

As a dedicated management team, CPA. Philip has a proven history of building, guiding and retaining high-performance teams to develop and implement strategies for accelerated growth in supply of medical commodities. Together with the KEMSA management team, he strives to optimize operations, reduce costs and improve service delivery while strengthening the bottom-line for provision of quality and affordable health care for all Kenyans.


“My Family is my greatest Pillar upon which I get Strength and energy to aspire”, says CPA. Philip.

He is married with 4 children; two boys and two girls.

“When the right person is the leader, he does even better during tough times” Rudy Giuliano

Mr. Fred Wanyonyi

Director Legal Services/Corporation Secretary

Mr. Charles Juma Ezekiel

Procurement Director

Mr. Eliud Muriithi

Ag. Operations Director

Mr. Douglas Onchanya

Director/Project Manager USAID-KEMSA Medical Commodities Program

Elizabeth Mwai

Public Relations and Communications Manager

Mr. Waiganjo Karanja

Finance Manager

Mr. Samuel Wataku

Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Manager

Ms. Caroline Gichinga

Procurement Manager (Pharmaceuticals)

Mr. Edward Buluma

Procurement Manager (Non-Pharmaceuticals & Internal Procurement)

Mr. David Muttu

Procurement Manager (Contract Management)

Mr. John Kabuchi

Procurement Manager (Programs)

Mr. James Kilonzo

Chief Security Officer

Mr. Enos Namasaka

Human Resources & Administration Manager

Ms. Jackline Mainye

Sales & Marketing Manager

Mr. Geoffrey Mwagwi

Head Of Supplementary Services Division (SSD)

Dr. George Walukana

Customer Service Manager

Ms. Teresa Mute

Internal Audit Manager

Dr. John Aduda

Quality Assurance Manager

Ms Catherine Maingi

Planning and Continuous Improvement Manager

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