Client: Magana Holdings
Sector: Real Estate
Requirement: General Manager, Real Estate
The Client Magana Holdings is a privately owned Investment Company with diversified holdings across real estate, agri-business, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, financial services, fixed income and quoted equity.
The Challenge With their real estate portfolio growing, Magana wanted to recruit an experienced General Manager to manage and develop their properties. Viewing it as a strategic growth area, Magana saw the potential for the right individual to be able to come in and develop an entirely new division and revenue source within the Group.
The Results KCH embarked on a search for the right individual that had a strong working knowledge of the real estate market, with a background in both property management and development. S/he needed to be a visionary with the ability to anticipate market needs, identify good opportunities, and set up a new division independently and from the ground up. George was a Kenyan who Came Home, after having worked in the booming property market in Dubai. Having worked within lean, entrepreneurial setups and proven his ability to develop and manage large property developments, he was the perfect fit. For George, this was an exciting opportunity to set something up from scratch and have the autonomy to execute on new concepts and ideas for the market.