Mr. Willy Kimani serves as the Chief Commercial Officer- Naivas Limited. He is a seasoned and dynamic retail professional with over 17 years’ experience, spanning the entire Retail Industry.

Mr. Kimani has consistently delivered bottom line results through Brand Repositioning, Streamlining Operations, Systematic Supplier Management and leveraging on Technology.

The retail guru has worked with loads of companies in retail and manufacturing and in the process a master of the FMCG and retail industry both from the inward side (operations) and the outwards (client relation and general trade). He worked with Tuskys and Uchumi supermarkets where he contributed to their transformation and is also one of the director’s at RETRAK (Retail Trade Association of Kenya)

He has undertaken numerous market visits for best practice and market studies in retail chains and stores in the UK, USA, Brazil, Portugal, Egypt, SA, Turkey, Japan, China, Seychelles, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ethiopia.

Willy is a man of many hats; retail consultant, motivational speaker, wanderlust, sports enthusiast (golf, rugby and football), nature lover, just to mention but a few.

‘Willy is a power house in Marketing and he goes at length to achieve goals. Highly recommend as a strategist. He is an energetic and focus oriented person, very enthusiastic and passionate about all his tasks. He also knows how to infect the people around him with his endless energy.’’