The Board’s aim is to achieve the highest standards of corporate transparency through financial reporting and accountability to facilitate achievement of the prime goal of delivering power to the Government of Kenya.
The Company is also cognizant of the interests of a range of stakeholders that is important to promote long term sustainability.
We recognize the importance of stakeholders in achieving our target and thereafter maintaining the success of our company. Therefore, our commitment to them is as follows:
The Company maintains a unitary Board structure. The Company’s Articles of Association provides that the maximum number of the directors is seven unless otherwise determined by the Company at a General Meeting. The current Board of Directors includes one Executive Director and four Non-Executive Directors, four of whom are independent Directors who comprise more than one third of the Board. The Chairman of the Board is a Non-Executive Director
The Board always acts in the best interests of the Company in a manner based on the principles of transparency, integrity, and accountability so as to achieve the continued prosperity for the Company and its stakeholders.
The Board is responsible for strategy formulation, risk identification, senior management selection and compensation, integrity of financial controls and general legal compliance. The Board has also established a management structure, with clearly defined roles, responsibilities and reporting lines.
The division of the responsibilities between the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer are well defined.
The Chairman leads the Board in the determination of the strategy, is responsible for organizing the business of the Board including ensuring its effectiveness and has no involvement in the daily business of the Company.
The Chief Executive Officer has direct charge of the daily business of the Company. The Chief Executive Officer is accountable to the Board for the financial and operational performance. The Chief Executive has formed the Management Committee to enable him to carry out the responsibilities delegated to him by the Board. Management are charged with the responsibility of executing the strategy.