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Since 2015, Dr. Gitahi has been the Global CEO of Amref Health Africa (Amref). But long before Dr. Gitahi led the largest Africa-based health care nonprofit, he grew up on his mother’s coffee farm in Nyeri, a central province in Kenya. Prior to 2015, he was the vice president and regional director for Africa at Smile Train International where he successfully established partnerships for long-term sustainability with various African governments. He previously worked with the Nation Media Group, where he was the managing director for monitor publications in Uganda as well as general manager for marketing and circulation in East Africa. He also held senior positions at GlaxoSmithKline, Avenue Group, and in the insurance industry. Githinji holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery and a master’s in business administration.