Kenya. April, 03, 2022
By Benard Mulwa
Mareeg.com-Pathologists Lancet Kenya (PLK) has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Mwende Musunga as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of PLK East Africa.
Ms. Musunga will lead a team of 400 + employees across East Africa , delivering quality diagnoses for patients in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda. She will also oversee the growth strategy across the region, where PLK aims to increase access to quality diagnostic care by expanding its network.
Announcing this appointment after the board meeting, the Chair to the Board of Directors Mr. Stephane Carre reinforced the belief and support the organization has in Ms. Musunga, stating that this move is in tandem with PLK’s ambition to be the leading pathologists laboratory in the region.
“We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Ms. Musunga as the managing director who will continue to lead the company In the last months demonstrated that she has the necessary expertise and fortitude to take PLK through transformation & into our next growth phase. Under her leadership, we will be able to widen our net, catering to more patients and partnering with more hospitals, increase access to quality and affordable tests, consequently improving the healthcare of the communities we serve,” said Mr. Carre
Pathologist Lancet Kenya is part of Cerba Lancet Africa (CLA), a leading network of clinical pathology and medical diagnosis laboratory in Africa.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Musunga said, “I look forward to the journey that lays ahead. PLK is a leading brand that has the widest network of pathologists in East Africa offering quality and affordable diagnoses. My goal is to ensure that we maintain and grow our positive brand offering as we drive innovation & changes within our organization, to reach more people across East Africa. I am honoured to work with leading pathologists, with whom we will contribute to the strengthening of our healthcare systems. ”
As a leading diagnostic laboratory in East Africa, PLK is banking on a strengthened leadership team with deep market knowledge and expertise to drive the uptake of its services, across the region.