He is a graduate of Egerton University and has a Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). He also has a Certificate in Enterprise Development Program from Strathmore University.
James oversees the Procurement department which is responsible for procuring goods and services for the company to meet its customers’ needs and contributes directly to the company’s top line and profitability. He is in charge of the Procurement Strategy that comprises Supplier relationship management, Price and margin management, cost management and category management. He has over 20 years experience in Procurement and Supply Chain Management of FMCGs in the Retail and Wholesale industry.