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Organization executive

Tom Diju Owuor, Kenyan organization executive. Decorated Order Grand Warrior of Kenya. Member governing body International Labor Organization, Geneva, since 1978, vice chairman board International Labor Organization Training Center, Turin, Italy, since 1973; chairman National Industrial Training Council, Nairobi, since 1994; private sector advisor to representative United Nations Development Program, Nairobi, 1993-1996.

Background

Owuor, Tom Diju was born on December 19, 1936 in Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Joseph Ganda Raongo and Catherina Aduda Agumba.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, New York University, 1964. Master of Science in Organizational Behavior, Cornell University, 1966.

Career

Clearance clerk Barclays Bank, Nairobi, Kenya, 1960-1961. Labor officer Ministry Labor, 1966-1967. Personnel manager Uplands (Kenya) Bacon Factory, 1967-1969.

Industrial relations spokesman Joint Industrial Council Oil Industry, Nairobi, 1969-1972. Deputy executive director Federation Kenya Employers, 1972-1976, executive director, since 1976. Secretary Pan African Employers confederation, 1986-1995, president Mauritius, 1995-1997.

Executive secretary Association Local Government Employers, Nairobi, since 1976. Member Export Promotion Council, Nairobi, since 1994. Board directors National Bank Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd.

Member council Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology, Juja, Kenya, since 1995. Member Labor Advisory Board, Nairobi, since 1976. Member national steering committee Social Dimensions of Development.

Member Restrictive Trade Practices Tribunal, National Standards Council, Higher Education Loans Board, National Manpower Development Committee, General Wages Advisory Board. Trustee National Social Security Fund.

Membership

Member governing body International Labor Organization, Geneva, since 1978, vice chairman board International Labor Organization Training Center, Turin, Italy, since 1973. Chairman National Industrial Training Council, Nairobi, since 1994. Private sector advisor to representative United Nations Development Program, Nairobi, 1993-1996.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, travel, reading.

Connections

Married Mary Sero Laja, August 12, 1941. Children: Yvonne, Vivian, Caroline, Genevieve, Chris, Joan, Alison, Patrick.

father:
Joseph Ganda Raongo

mother:
Catherina Aduda Agumba

spouse:
Mary Sero Laja

child:
Yvonne Owuor

child:
Vivian Owuor

child:
Caroline Owuor

child:
Genevieve Owuor

child:
Chris Owuor

child:
Joan Owuor

child:
Alison Owuor

child:
Patrick Owuor