Martin Oduor-Otieno

Martin Luke Oduor-Otieno is a certified public secretary, accountant, businessman, entrepreneur and former bank executive in Kenya. He is the current chairman and CEO of Leadership Group Limited, a Nairobi-based consulting firm, that he founded. He previously served as the Group CEO of Kenya Commercial Bank Group, from 2007 until 2012.[1]

Martin Oduor-Otieno
Martin Oduor-Otieno

1956 (age 64–65)
Alma materUniversity of Nairobi
(Bachelor of Commerce)
ESAMI & Maastricht Business School
(Executive MBA)
Certified Public Secretary of Kenya
(Certified Public Secretary)
Certified Public Secretary of Kenya
(Certified Public Accountant)
KCA University
(Honorary Doctorate in Business Leadership)
OccupationRetired Bank Executive, Businessman & Financial Consultant
Years active1990–present
Title1. Non-Executive Director
Standard Bank of South Africa
2. Chairman & CEO
Leadership Group Limited

Background and educationEdit

He was born in Kenya, circa 1956.[1] Oduor-Otieno holds a Bachelor of Commerce in finance and accounting from the University of Nairobi. He also holds an Executive MBA, awarded jointly by the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute and Maastricht Business School. He attended upper management courses at Harvard Business School. He is a Certified Public Accountant and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Leadership by KCA University in Nairobi, Kenya.[1][2]


In 1999, he was one of the individuals selected by President Daniel Arap Moi, to "turn the economy around".[3] From 2007 until 2012, he served as group chief executive of Kenya Commercial Bank Group, Kenya's largest banking conglomerate.[1] Between May 2013 until March 2016, he served at Deloitte Kenya, as a senior advisor in the financial services division. In March 2016, he left Deloitte and took up an appointment as a non-executive director of Standard Bank Group, the financial services conglomerate based in South Africa.[3] In August 2016 he founded Leadership Group Limited, a firm that offers coaching to businesses and individuals in the areas of leadership, governance, strategy and execution.[1]

Other responsibilitiesEdit

Oduor-Otieno has in the past, or currently serves on the boards of the following businesses:[1][4]

  1. Standard Bank Group
  2. British American Tobacco Kenya
  3. East African Breweries Limited

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f Juma, Victor (2 August 2016). "Ex-KCB boss forms consultancy to advise on corporate leadership". Business Daily Africa. Nairobi. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  2. ^ Bloomberg (3 July 2016). "Martin Luke Oduor-Otieno CBS: Non-Executive Director, Standard Bank Group Limited". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b Bizna (7 March 2016). "New Standard Bank's director Martin Oduor-Otieno's career profile". Nairobi: Bizna Digital Services (Bizna). Archived from the original on 27 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  4. ^ Juma, Victor (6 March 2016). "Oduor-Otieno leaves Deloitte to become director of Standard Bank". Business Daily Africa. Nairobi. Retrieved 3 August 2016.

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