Nairobi, April 3 -- The exit of Jadiah Mwarania from Kenya Reinsurance Corporation where he was the chief executive for 12 years has brought down the curtains on an eventful tenure that was characterised by gruelling boardroom and court battles and claims of State interference.

Mr Mwarania had been on compulsory leave since December last year as the insurer sought his successor. Kenya Re had advertised for the position in December, with applicants required to have 15-year experience in finance, insurance and business administration.

During a court hearing in 2018, Justice Byram Ongaya appealed to Mr Mwarania and his employer to ''reason together'' in a dispute that followed his sacking for alleged underperformance.

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