The former Minister of Trade and Industry (MINICOM), Béata Uwamaliza Habyarimana has been appointed the CEO of BK Group Plc, a mother company with four subsidiaries including Bank of Kigali, BK General Insurance, BK TechHouse and BK Capital Ltd.
The appointment was made following the resolution of BK Group Plc Board of Directors dated 1st 2022.
Habyarimana served as the Minister of Trade and Industry for one year and three months
Dr. Diane Karusisi who previously served as the CEO of the group has retained duties as CEO of Bank of Kigali Plc.
Commenting on the appointment ; the Chairman of the Board of Directors of BK Group Plc, Marc Holtzman expressed delight for the appointment of Béata Habyarimana.
“Her leadership and vast experience in the financial sector will be instrumental in driving BK Group strategy and future growth ambitions. Béata will work closely with the CEOs of our four subsidiaries : Dr. Diane Karusisi, CEO of Bank of BK Capital and Claude Munyangabo, CEO of BK TecHouse,” he said.