KK Private Limited Company (KK PLC) was started as a small entrepreneurial effort by Mr. Ketema Kebede forty years ago. This business which has been run by one visionary man acting as an owner, manager and operator has been transformed in to a formal business entity and KK was formally established as a trading company to operate in Ethiopia in 1992.
KK initially started its businesses as a distribution agent of imported and locally manufactured textile products representing different manufacturing
companies. Two years from its establishment, KK managed to register fast growth. This forced the owner to organize the office in terms of resources and manpower and accordingly the first three professional staff were hired by the owner and started operation in a leased office.
Owing to strong and flexible leadership of the founder General Manager, gradually KK transformed itself from one-man operation into a highly organized trading company in the country. Twelve years after its establishment, KK became one of the prominent businesses in Ethiopia and started diversifying its business. It did not also take long for the Company to establish itself as reliable partner of international trading companies.
KK took a leap and added a major portfolio in its business by acquiring a textile manufacturing plant from the government and engaged in to textile business to become the major producer of blanket and acrylic in the country that are distributed through represented agents in almost all parts of the country.
Now more than forty years since its establishment, KK has become a diversified multi portfolio business company playing its own part in contributing to the economic development of the country by creating job for many citizens.
The company is engaged in the following major portfolios,
- Manufacturing of acrylic yarn,
- Manufacturing of blankets,
- Import of goods,
- Import of construction machineries,
- Export of agricultural products,
- Real estate development.
Become one of the top renowned Companies engaged in trading, manufacturing and real estate development in East Africa and in Africa as a whole.
Ensure sustainable customer’s and equity owners’ satisfaction, maximized market share and improve efficiency and profitability through the application of modern technology and deploying of qualified manpower.
- Customer satisfaction
- Ethics and social responsibility
- Employees welfare
Materials for Dyeing Acrylic Yarn
- 100% Gray Acrylic Yarn
Types of Acrylic Yarn
- Hanil 250/100 Gm
- Hanil White 250/100 Gm
Management and Organizational Structure
The board of directors is the highest decision making body of the company.
The current organizational structure
Like the company’s own life cycle, the organization and management of KK has gone through a series of stages of development. The company that started with one man and a single room office is equipped with highly qualified team of dedicated employees who play instrumental role for the company’s success. Now KK has established systems of policies, procedures and technologies which support its decisions, actions and effort.
KK is one of the few private companies that provid policy and strategic leadership by a board that is formed with non-resident directors appointed by the shareholders based on the relevance of their qualification and reach experiences.
The company has over 600 employees and qualified and experienced management members with hands on business experience. The board of directors is the highest decision making body of the company.
Mr.Ayalew is a graduate of Addis Ababa University with a BA degree in Accounting. He has worked in Bank Of Abyssinia from 2005-2007 as Bank Cleark. Mr. Ayalew play a big role in KK Private Limited Company, and has show cased his ability to improve a year to year revenue by working hard for the Company.
Mr. Ayalew has been working for KK for the last 16 years and he is currently the deputy General Manager for operations that oversees the industry sector as well as the import and export business which is the backbone of KK plc.
Talented financial leader well-versed in accounting principles and regulations. Mr. Endris is an Enthusiastic Finance Manager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. He is motivated to learn, grow and excel in a financial technology company. He is motivated to keep company financial operations compliant, accurate and cost-effective. Excellent problem solving abilities. He is highly dependable, ethical and reliable to work effectively with cross-functional teams in ensuring operational and service excellence and supports corporate level officers and senior management personnel with demonstrated expertise in financial and operational leadership.Exemplifies multidisciplinary managerial skills in process, procedure and policy improvement initiatives.
Mr. Yibelu driving strategic HR initiatives to realize bottom line results and enhance employee engagement in the pursuit of organizational objectives. He is a performance-driven professional with a decade of combined expertise in Human Resources management, Talent Acquisition, People development, recruiting, corporate and employment laws. He is also strategy architect in the development of innovative HR initiatives to streamline processes and capitalize on organizational growth opportunities. He is a creative thinker, problem solver and decision maker who effectively balances the needs of employees with the mission of the organization. Mr. Yibelu has a trong communication, interpersonal relations, mentoring, negotiation and organizational skills. He consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate. Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group in a matrix organization to develop solutions, programs and policies. He manages and resolves complex employee relations issues and conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
Ato Faris Hiruy is an Engineer technologist in the field of Textile and holds M.sc. in textile Engineering who has specialized in spinning man-made and natural fiber. Ato Faris has started his career as a high school teacher, after graduated from Kotebe teachers training college with Diploma. After serving 5 years as a high school teacher he joined Moscow Textile Engineering Institute and graduated in 1984 G.c. with M.Sc. in textile engineering. After having his M.Sc. he has served in the following factories.
In Dire Dawa Textile Factory : Acrylic spinning Factory - production head
In Komolcha Textile Factory :Spinning department Head,Technical service department manager,Production & Technical manager and Acting General manager
In Augusta Garment Factory : As production & technical manager
In Bahir –Dar Textile Factory : As General Manager and
In KK Textile Industry : As KK Textile Industry G/manager
Engineer Wendimu is a graduate of Addis Ababa University with a BSC degree in Civil Engineering and has got MSC in Construction Technology and Management. Eng. Wendimu has worked in KK PLC as a Real Estate Manager from October 2021 – To Date and for MGM Consulting firm as Project manager, Project Coordinator, Contract administrator and Resident Engineer for different Projects from March 2008 to September 2021. Eng. Wendimu has also worked in Addis Ababa Housing Development Project as Construction and Office Engineering Department Head and project engineer. He has also served as Construction Engineer, Contract Administrator and Office Engineer, for Environmental Development Office of Addis Ababa Administration. He has also worked in various Refugee camps in Eastern and Western Zone Office of Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs and contributed his professional experiences in Contract Administration, Construction management, Construction administration and Supervisor from March 1998 – August 2003.
Mr. Robel Kebede holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and a Master's degree in Business Administration. Mr. Robel is currently working at KK PLC in export operation and in sales & marketing and previously he had worked in the company as assistant sales and sales coordinator as well as sales managerposition. Currently robel is the Sales and Marketing Manager aspiring is bring immense volume and market leadership for KK Plc.
Ermias Sene holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and e is Currently studing for a Master's Degree in Computer Science. Mr. Ermias has worked was work in Addis Ababa Institute of Technology as Application Developer and Sheger Radio Station as Project Manager for digitalization the station. He is currently working at KK PLC as ICT Service Head. Whole are company is depending a robust ICT technology to bring in operation excellence and real time decision making.