Group Managing Director
Daniel Tanui has over 30 years’ practical experience in the freight forwarding, consolidation, Transport and warehousing business. He has thorough knowledge of the East African trading, transport and storage patterns with vast business networks within the region.
Based in the head office at JKIA he oversees all the operations of Mitchell Cotts Group.
He is a Certified Public Accountant, holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Maastricht University among other certifications
Finance and Strategy Director
Michael Nzule joined Mitchell Cotts Freight Kenya Limited in 2014. Michael has a strong background in corporate finance and strategy, accounting function management, business performance management and reporting, procurement, business development, operations management and investor relations, cutting across different industries. Prior to joining Mitchell Cotts, Michael worked with East African Breweries Limited, (EABL), where he served in many roles including Group Strategy & Planning Manager, Group Procurement Support Services Manager, EABL International Business Development and Operations Manager. Prior to joining EABL, Michael worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Manager and the service line leader for Finance, Accounting and Operations consulting. He also worked with Deloitte Consulting as a consultant in Strategy & Operations and Farmchem Limited as an Accountant.
Michael has over 20 years’ experience in finance and strategy.
He holds a Masters of Business and Administration (MBA) in Accounting (with marketing specialisation) and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) from the University of Nairobi. Michael is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and has served as a member of the Finance and Strategy Committee of the Institute.
General Manager – Terminals
Mr. Mbua has over 22 years’ experience in the logistics and freight industry. At Mitchell Cotts, he oversees the operations at terminals and freight stations to ensure efficiency and top class customer service to our clients.
His roles include managing operations, Customer service and long-term strategic planning of the company terminals’ operations. He is in charge of ensuring efficient and timely transfers of consignments from the port into Mitchell Cotts Terminals.
Mr. Muthamia oversees the establishment of operational procedures, handling general sales and marketing, as well as customer care relations. As a LINK coordinator, he is involved in the organization’s movement of cargo by air and sea from various parts of the world into Kenya and the region. As a logistics Network LINK administrator, Muthamia assists staff members in making contacts and sorting any issues with partners thus strengthening business relations with our channel partners.
General Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Sam joined Mitchell Cotts Freight Kenya Limited in 2011 having previously worked with Signon Freight Kenya Limited in a similar position. Prior to that Sam worked at East African Portland’s as the Human Resource Manager and at Nation Media Group as the Group Training Manager. Has over 12 years’ experience in senior management positions. Sam holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Egerton University and post graduate diploma in Human Resource management from Institute of personnel management
General Manager – Information Technology
Wamaitha Githinji is responsible for leading the information technology (IT) department to deliver technology solutions that support the business and support departments to achieve their strategic objectives.
She is a strategic, experienced, results-oriented leader in IT with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experienced in IT strategic planning, IT operations and service management, project and change management and enterprise-wide solution implementation. She has a strong history in implementing information technology solutions that have enabled organisations achieve their strategic objectives.
She joined Mitchell Cotts as General Manager – ICT in 2016. Prior to joining Mitchell Cotts she was Head of Projects at Chase Bank.
Wamaitha holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Technology Management from The Open University UK, a MSc Engineering Project Management from UMIST, Manchester, UK and a BEng. Civil Engineering with Architecture from University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.
General Manager Commercial Services
Maina worked as Managing Partner Spinel Consulting Group and previously as Sales and Marketing Director, Internet Solutions before joining Mitchell Cotts in July 2019.
Over 20 years in Commercial Management with proven track record of accomplishment in Sales management, revenue growth, customer service delivery, marketing and brand management in East Africa region.
He has worked in various industries such as ICT, Telecommunication, Insurance and Healthcare among others.
Maina attended Graduate Management Program at the University of Witwatersrand South Africa.
He holds Bachelor of Arts Honors degree in Business Studies from Kenyatta University, MBA in Strategic Management from Moi University, and currently pursuing PhD in Strategic Management at Moi University.