Executive Management Team

Salil Patel is the CEO. He has been instrumental in taking the company through tumultuous changes caused by wholesale and unchecked importation of second had vehicles. He has been in the company for 26 years. He planned and executed the building of the new factory in Limuru. He has also successfully built up a number of manufacturing concerns in East Africa. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Miami USA.

Mitan Desai is the Chief Operations Officer. He has been working in the company in various capacities including Operation, Finance and Administration in the last 17 years. He was heavily involved in planning and execution of the building of the new factory in Limuru. Prior to his appointment at Auto Springs, he had worked in a consultancy firm, where he was involved in Accounts consultancy. Mitan holds a degree in Commerce from Gujarat University in India.

Nephat Njeng’wa is the Commercial Director and CFO. He has worked in various capacities mainly in financial management and general administration for 18 years.  Prior to his appointment at Auto springs, he was head of Business Development at Questworks (Engineering, procurement and construction firm).  He was University Secretary and the Executive Director Finance for six years at Strathmore University, Group Finance Manager at Kenya Wine Agencies Limited and Internal Audit Manager at Longhorn Publishers. He holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option) both from the University of Nairobi. He is a certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK 1999).

Peter N. Stower is the Environmental, Social and Governance Manager. He has 6 years’ experience in developing and implementation of Environmental and Social Management Systems for institutions in line with Environmental and Social safeguard policies of International Finance Institutions. Prior to joining Auto Springs, he was a senior Environmental Health and Safety consultant at GIBB International. He holds a BSc. in Environmental Health from Moi University, Masters degree in Environmental Planning and Management from Kenyatta University and a PhD student at the Institute of Climate Change and Adaptation at the University of Nairobi. He is a registered Public Health Officer with Association of Public Health Officers of Kenya (APHO-K) and an Associate Expert with National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA).










Talk to us