Wambui Wainaina New C&B Director at Andela Kenya
Wambui Wainaina in May 2019 was appointed Director of Compensation & Benefits at software engineering firm Andela, based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Andela hires and trains African software engineers to work in its offices in Lagos, Nigeria; Nairobi, Kenya; and Kampala, Uganda. The 1200 developers work for third-parties that struggle to find technical talents.
Wainaina joins Andela from Philip Morris International where she served as Benefits Manager, EEMA. Previously, she worked as Compensation Partner, Middle East Africa; and Compensation and Benefits Leader, Central East West Africa at IBM; as Compensation Manager for Sunrise Senior Living; as Compensation Consultant for Mercer; and as Consultant for Credit Suisse First Boston.
She holds an MSc in Human Resource Management from The New School and a BA in Economics from Mount Holyoke College.