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Safaricom’s Head of Sustainable Business Sanda Ojiambo Appointed by UN Secretary

Sanda Ojiambo has been appointed as the Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). She is the Safaricom’s Head of Sustainable Business and Social Impact. General António Guterres, United Nations Secretary announced the appointment Sanda, who is the second woman to take up that position.

Sanda will succeed Lise Kingo of Denmark, who has been praised by the Secretary General for her dedication and strategic leadership in the steering the work of the Global Compact and broadening its contribution to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals. She is expected to assume her role on 17thJune 2020.

Sanda has a master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota in the United States of America. In addition, she has a bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Development from McGill University, Canada.

According to a part of the statement by the United Nations Global Compact, it reads “Throughout her career, she has cultivated and managed relationships with key business entities and civil society organizations, including her capacity development work in Somalia with UNDP and CARE International.”

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