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Achelis Kenya Limited (AKL)
Achelis Kenya Ltd (AKL)
Our Management Team

Gideon Mworia | Chairman

Gideon Mworia is the Chairman of Achelis Kenya Limited, Achelis Material Handling Limited & McLeod East Africa Limited. He joined the Achelis Group in 1990 as Technical Sales Manager – Medical Division and has since held a series of executive positions during 26-years of diligent service and rise through the company where he has successfully provided requisite leadership and governance; as well as spearheaded development and execution of diverse critical business strategy that has gone into establishing the Achelis enduring legacy, including development of the new Company Headquarters on Mombasa Road.

Mr. Mworia has championed – among other successful endeavors – the ingraining of a culture of excellence and high performance; being very passionate about operational efficiency, quality recruitment, development and training of high caliber Human Capital growing the number of University graduates employed at the company from only one_ at the time when he joined, to over forty presently. During his time, he has successfully fought many a battle for Achelis, that has resulted in progressing the company to its current high standard of world-class operations.

Before being appointed Chairman in 2013, Mr. Mworia had served as a Director for over 10 years where he successfully provided advice, counsel and mentorship as well as assisted in partnership and acquisition opportunities leading to successful transactions, business growth and expansion.

Mr. Mworia is a graduate of West Virginia State University, USA.

Kijana Muriuki | Managing Director

Kijana Muriuki is the Managing Director of Achelis Kenya Limited, Achelis Material Handling Limited & McLeod East Africa Limited. He joined the Achelis Group in 2005 and held a series of executive positions during an eight- year rise through the company where he successfully led several of its major businesses. He was named Achelis Managing Director in 2013.

Building on Achelis’ strong foundation and enduring Legacy, Mr. Muriuki has cultivated an agile, innovative culture and led initiatives to reimagine and reinvent Achelis ensuring year on year achievement of set strategy. During this time, Achelis has experienced turnover profitability, coherent business strategy and quadrupled business size.

Before being named Managing Director, Mr. Muriuki was Sales Director of Achelis, which included the portfolio of Medical and Scientific, Technical, Industrial, Security, Infrastructure, Agricultural and Printing. Previously he led the Company Sales as a General Manager. He began his Achelis career as a Technical Sales Manager, cultivating relationships and delivering business profitability.

Mr. Muriuki earned his Master’s degree in Construction Project Management from Loughborough University, in United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying from University of Reading in the United Kingdom.

Felly Kamau | Finance Director

Felly Kamau is the Finance Director of Achelis Kenya Limited, Achelis Material Handling Limited & McLeod East Africa Limited. He is a Finance professional with over 17 years’ experience in the field of Finance both locally and abroad. He is currently the Finance Director of Achelis Kenya Ltd. He joined Achelis Group in 2009 as Financial Controller. Previously he worked for Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Inc. in USA, Abbott Diabetes Care Ltd in UK and locally with Deacons Kenya Ltd gaining a wealth of experience in financial Management.

He is responsible for all Financial affairs of the company the including Financial reporting, Cash flow management, Tax, Budgeting and financial projection activities. He also oversees IT and Human Resources & Admin departments.