Smart Applications Group

Mary Murigah

Position: Group Human Resources Director
Categories: Leadership

An accomplished HR professional seamlessly blending business acumen with extensive expertise in corporate and people strategy. Her journey at Smart began in 2019 when she joined as the HR Director, swiftly ascending to the esteemed role of Group Human Resources Director. She has a passion for “success through others”. She views personal success as merely an achievement but, helping others succeed, as a genuine accomplishment. Mary’s servant leadership style which has seen her take up key leadership positions in multi-national organizations and Boards is founded on coaching competencies.

Her professional experience extends across an array of industries including; Manufacturing, Communications & Media, E-commerce, Property Development, Mining and ICT. She has extensive international experience having profitably cultivated business relationships both locally and internationally.

Mary holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UoN, Business Science degree – Finance option from the University of Wales and a licensed HR Professional Certification from the Institute of Human Resource Management. She is a certified coach by International Coaching Federation (ICF) USA, accredited Business partner of Clarity 4D people & teams development program and a Master Scancoach certified from the Netherlands.

Mary values results, hard work, creativity, honesty, diversity, autonomy, fairness & inclusion. She is solution oriented making a swift problem solver. She has, a passion for nurturing talent through coaching and collaborative performance management, the ability to influence culture, and a creative mind to build unforgettable employee experiences. Mary has a personal and intentional approach to everyone who comes through her hands.

Mary loves to travel and engage in conversations. She enjoys the journey of understanding people and is most thrilled by nature. She is passionate about empowering the young generation and women by connecting their needs to resources.