Rita Kavashe

Rita Kavashe is the managing director of Isuzu East Africa.

Previously, she held a number of roles including domestic sales and distribution manager, sales and marketing director, commercial director, GM Sub-Saharan African manager among others. 

She has a Bachelor’s degree in education from Moi University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi.

She also attended the Harvard Business School for a leadership program in 2013 and is an executive coach certified by the Academy of Executive Coaches (AOEC), UK. 

In 2011, General Motors (GM) appointed her managing director of its East Africa operations.

She sits on several boards such as; National transport and safety Authority, The automobile Association of Kenya, Kenya Roads Board, and Kenya Private Sector Alliance.

In September 2020, British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT Kenya) appointed Rita Kavash, as the Chair of the Company’s Board.

Kavashe won the CEO Today Business Women of the Year Awards 2021.