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Former NSE Director Geoffrey Odundo Joins CPF Group as Advisor

Former Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) CEO Geoffrey Odundo has joined financial services provider CPF Group in an advisory capacity.

The company offers a retirement benefit plan, trust fund, and administration services.

“Mr Odundo, an esteemed leader in the African financial markets, will play a key role in the CPF’s strategic expansion into new markets across the pan-African region,” the CPF said in a statement.

Odundo led the NSE for nine years, until February 2024, during which he oversaw the expansion of products offered to investors on the exchange, including the establishment of the region’s first derivatives market.

Prior to his role at NSE, Mr. Odundo was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Securities Limited, Co-optrust Investment Services and Co-op Consultancy Services, all subsidiaries of Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited.

He still holds positions on high-level boards and committees, including the African Stock Exchange Association and the World Federation of Stock Exchanges.

As Executive Advisor, Odundo is expected to focus on identifying strategic growth opportunities and ensuring CPF Group remains at the forefront of financial innovation and service excellence on the continent.

“We are honored to welcome Geoffrey Odundo to our team. His unparalleled experience and insight into the financial markets in Africa will be invaluable as we pursue our goals of expanding into new markets and enhancing our service offering across the continent.

Mr. Odundo holds a BSc in Mathematics and Economics from Egerton University and an MBA in Strategic Management from USIU Africa and is currently pursuing a PhD in Business Administration and Management at the University of Nairobi.