Fredrick Kanga, Head Human Resources, Exim Bank (Tanzania)

Frederick Kanga is a Successful Human Resources Professional with twenty-five years’ experience having worked in various challenging assignments in Tanzania mainly involved in transformation of successful and fastest growing organizations. His vast HR experience has been in Banking, Telecommunications, Airlines, Beverages and Manufacturing industries.


He is currently the Head of Human Resources for Exim Bank, leading the Transformation agenda of the Bank which is the 4th largest Bank in Tanzania and the first Tanzanian Bank to acquire footprint outside Tanzania. Exim Bank has recently been announced to be the best employer in Tanzania in HR Governance and Staff Engagement.


He is a Certified HR Practitioner holding Masters of Business Administration (Human Resources Management) from the University of Dar es Salaam and he is a senior member of Association of Tanzania Employers and Human Resources Society of Tanzania (HRSTA)

Fred Gituku, Human Resources Manager, Vivo Energy Kenya

Fred Gituku is the Human Resources Manager of Vivo Energy Kenya Limited, and a board member of the company. Prior to this he was Chief Human Resources Officer for Telkom-Orange Kenya. His fourteen year HR experience straddles a variety of sectors in among other companies: ExxonMobil; Strategic Leadership Centre International Ltd and Lloyds TSB Bank. He was one of the Business Daily's ‘Top 40 under 40’ male professionals in Kenya in 2012.

Fred is an Executive Coach, especially focusing on career issues, having graduated from the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), in 2016. He is regularly invited to speak on career and workplace-related issues in various organisations among them corporates and universities. He contributes to a weekly HR column on Fridays in the Daily Nation newspaper.

He holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Kenyatta University and a Masters degree in Human Resources Management from the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. He is an Independent Trustee of Zamara Fanaka Retirement Fund, an umbrella retirement scheme that brings together over 30,000 employees from more than 180 companies.