Michael Wamithi

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"NAIROBI, Kenya, December 5, 2002 (ENS) - An animal conservationist with experience in both government and nonprofit sectors has been selected to fill the post of Director for the Kenya Wildlife Service vacated by retirement. Michael Wamithi worked for 14 years in the Service, before he took his present position as East Africa regional director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).

"Wamithi established the IFAW East Africa Regional Office in Nairobi three years ago, and also influenced IFAW's campaign against the ivory trade, the organization said today in a congratulatory statement. ...

"The outgoing director, Joseph Kioko, was a long serving assistant director who worked under the two former KWS directors, Dr. Richard Leakey and Dr. David Western." [1]

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  1. New Kenya Wildlife Service Director Out of IFAW, ens-newswire, accessed November 28, 2011.