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Central Bank of Kenya (CBK)

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The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) (Swahili: Banki Kuu ya Kenya) is the monetary authority of Kenya. Its head office is located in Nairobi. CBK was founded in 1966 after the dissolution of the East African Currency Board (EACB). Dr. Patrick Ngugi Njoroge is the current Governor of CBK and Sheila M’Mbijjewe is the Deputy Governor.

Management

The bank’s executive management team comprises the governor, deputy governors and heads of departments. The governor assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer of the bank and is therefore responsible for its overall management. The governor is also the bank’s official spokesperson.

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