Kenya’s Eddy Njoroge nominated for global standards body - 6 months ago, 18 Aug 15:50
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18 – Kenya’s Edward Njoroge is seeking backing from 161 member countries of the International Organization for Standardizations (ISO) to be the next president for the global standards body.
Kenya nominated Njoroge for the position of the ISO presidency and the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), has received communication from the global body indicating that former Nairobi Securities Exchange boss is the only candidate for the position. Canadian John Walter, is the current ISO president.
Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Hon. Peter Munya, has confirmed the government’s support on Njoroge’s candidature. Munya, said, “to ensure our voice is heard at the highest level in standardisation, the government supports the candidature of Eddy Njoroge for the ISO Presidency 2019-2022. We are indeed hopeful of his appointment at the upcoming ISO General Assembly in September in Geneva, Switzerland.”
The Makerere trained Njoroge is the former CEO of KENGEN, and ...