FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARDS 2016
The 15th edition of the annual FiRe awards was held at the Windsor Golf and Country Club hotel in Kiambu county on Friday evening.
With the theme being ‘ Accountable Governance for Excellence and Reliability in Financial Reporting in East Africa’’, chief guest Africa at UN Global Compact chief Olajobi Makinwa, commended Kenyan companies for advancing principles of good corporate governance as well as sustainability reporting.
Barclays Bank emerged overall winner out of an entry field of 399. Present were CMA chief executive Paul Muthaura, his NSE counterpart Geoffrey Odundo, ICPAK chairman Fer
nandes Barasa and National Treasury accountant general
Capital Markets Authority chairman James Ndegwa presents the Best Bank Award to Barclays chief financial officer Yusuf Omar.
FiRe awards chief judge James Mcfie.
Africa at UN Global Compact chief Olajobi Makinwa.
Nairobi Security Exchange chief executive Geoffrey Odundo with his Capital Market Authority counterpart Paul Muthaura.
KCB Group investor relations manager Cyndia Kipchumba Nguli with HELB head of corporate communications Wavi Muigai.
Dune Packaging’s Grace Gakunia with Anne Kavilia.
National Treasury accountant general Bernard Ndungu, RSM East Africa partner Simon Fisher and PKF partner Asif Chaudhry.
Grant Thornton audit manager Bernard Wabuyele, Pratik Shah and Aaro Systems founder Jonas Aaro.
ICPAK chairman Fernandes Barasa with Public Sector Accounting head of secretariat Patrick Abachi.
Standard Chartered Bank financial controller Gladys Wariah, PwC partner Richard Njoroge and ICAEW head of international marketing Lara Khouri.