ZEDEKIA KIPROP BUNDOTICH, OGW, MCMI, CMILT, FSSM
Chairman (Non Executive), Forterapida Group

Zedekia is a self-driven, assertive, and confident professional with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and marketing acumen, boasting 16 years of experience in supply chain logistics, road haulage, and the dairy industry. As an educated and well-rounded individual, he holds a BSc (Hons) in Logistics Management from the University of Lincoln and a Bachelor of Science in Management with Marketing from Royal Holloway University of London. His diverse skill set and educational background have contributed

significantly to his success in founding and managing the Forte and Buzeki Group of Companies and various other business interests. They have successfully expanded operations across various sectors and regions. He provides the strategic direction and oversees all the group’s overall strategic policies and operations. Among his many chief roles include initiating infrastructure plans, strategizing for contract awards and customer relationship building, and also ensuring the long-term corporate image and social responsibility for the Groups and organizations.

Achievements

  • Founder and Group Executive Director of FORTE RAPIDA Group, Buzeki Group among other notable companies.
  • Successfully launched Buzeki Dairy Limited with three milk plants in different locations making ‘Molo Milk’ brand a household name in Kenya.
  • Built a fleet of 400 heavy commercial vehicles across his organizations.
  • Pioneered the introduction of Tuzo Milk and became the largest major milk distributor in Coast.
  • Province for SpinKnit Kenya Limited for 8 years.
  • Holds multiple leadership roles in various businesses across different industries.

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya – awarded by the President of Kenya in December 2016.
  • Buzeki Enterprises Ltd – Most Preferred Transport Company by Kenya National Chambers of Commerce and Industry in December 2016.
  • Molo Milk – Leading Most Preferred Milk Brand in Kenya by Reja Annual Shoppers Survey, Consumer Insight in April 2013.
  • Molo Milk – The Most Best and Effective Ad Spot On R & D by Ipsos Synovate in July 2012.
  • Buzeki Enterprises Ltd – Best General Cartage Vehicles by Association of Kenya Insurers in 2011 and ranked No. 3 in 2012.
  • Buzeki Enterprises Ltd – Best Road Safety Transporter Award by Bamburi Cement Limited, Lafarge Holcim Group in 2008.

EVELYNE K. KAMAU
Managing Director

As a versatile, articulate, and self-motivated supply chain professional, Evelyne possesses strong business acumen, keen analytical abilities, and dependable leadership skills. With 14 years of experience in supply chain logistics, oil trading and marketing, and the IT industry, she has demonstrated the ability to learn, assess, and re-engineer business setups and processes, as well as successfully transform new ideas into business realities.

As the Managing Director of FORTE RAPIDA Group, Evelyne is responsible for the company’s leadership and management, providing strategic direction and overseeing all aspects of the organization’s policies and operations. Key responsibilities include initiating infrastructure plans, strategizing for contract awards, fostering customer relationships, and maintaining the company’s long-term corporate image and social responsibility.

LAWRENCE MANGARUNYI
Commercial Director

With more than three decades of experience in the field, this versatile and dependable supply chain and logistics director stands as a stalwart figure in the industry. Specializing in freight logistics, port operations, bulk commodity trading, bulk warehousing management, and supply chain operations within the East African region, he embodies a rare blend of astuteness and strategy. His expertise extends to various facets of supply chain management, including planning, trucking operations, bulk material handling, export and import port operations, quality assurance, and business development. As the Commercial Director, he not only provides strategic guidance but also assumes responsibility for the overarching strategic policies and operations of the FORTE RAPIDA Group businesses, adding a wealth of experience to the company's success story.

DENNIS WANYONYI
Finance Director

With more than three decades of experience in the field, this versatile and dependable supply chain and logistics director stands as a stalwart figure in the industry. Specializing in freight logistics, port operations, bulk commodity trading, bulk warehousing management, and supply chain operations within the East African region, he embodies a rare blend of astuteness and strategy. His expertise extends to various facets of supply chain management, including planning, trucking operations, bulk material handling, export and import port operations, quality assurance, and business development. As the Commercial Director, he not only provides strategic guidance but also assumes responsibility for the overarching strategic policies and operations of the FORTE RAPIDA Group businesses, adding a wealth of experience to the company's success story.

KENNEDY KIPKEMBOI
Logistics Manager

Kennedy is th logistics manager at FORTE RAPIDA Freight Limited, a leading transportation company in Nairobi, Kenya. He has over three years of experience in the logistics industry, overseeing the timely and efficient delivery of cargo across various routes and borders. He is responsible for managing a team of logistics clerks, drivers, and fleet tracking officers, as well as coordinating with other departments such as finance, workshop, and safety. He also prepares and analyzes daily and weekly reports on loadings, truck turnaround, and cross-border documents.

Kennedy has a background in real estate, having worked as a junior realtor for a year before joining FORTE RAPIDA. He has knowledge in property and facility management, valuations, agency, and market feasibility studies. He has excellent skills in office etiquette, teamwork, communication, customer service, documentation, and Microsoft Office applications.

Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate from the University of Nairobi. He is passionate about learning new things and improving his skills. He enjoys reading, traveling, and playing football in his spare time.

SAMMY LIMO
CHIEF OF OPERATIONS

Limo is a technology enthusiast with deep experience in Digital transformation, Strategy and operations, Change management, Business process improvement, System implementations, Fintech and Customer experience.

Limo has 7 years as a Private Sector consultant in business development initiatives; portfolio management as well as research and preparation of sector briefs for management.

As the Chief of Operations of Forte Rapida Freight, Limo is responsible for daily business operations of the company, working closely with department heads to support the day-to-day activities of the company.

SANTOS ASENA
CHIEF FINANCE OFICCER

Santos is a seasoned financial strategist with over a decades of experience in leading global finance teams. As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Forte Rapida Freight, Santos is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company, including financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and risk management. He is known for his collaborative leadership style, keen attention to detail, and commitment to financial integrity and transparency.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Santos is passionate about mentoring the next generation of finance leaders and giving back to the community through various philanthropic initiatives. He believes in the power of finance to drive positive change and is dedicated to making a meaningful impact both within and beyond the boardroom.