President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced creation of position of Chief Administrative Secretary in all ministries.
The president also named more Cabinet secretaries.
Veteran journalist Farida Karoney was named CS Ministry of Lands, Prof Margaret Kobia is the nominee for Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs, while Mr John Munyes was named CS Petroleum and Mining.
Ms Monica Juma was appointed to replace Ms Amina Mohamed as Foreign Affairs CS.
Former Budalang'i MP Ababu Namwamba will be Ms Juma's Chief Administrative Secretary and Macharia Kamau the Principal Secretary.
Ms Mohamed was moved to head the Education Ministry.
Former Meru Governor Peter Munya was appointed East Africa Community CS, Mr Rashid Mohammed will be Sports and Heritage CS and Mr Simon Chelugui (Water and Sanitation).
Former Water CS Eugene Wamalwa was moved to Devolution Ministry while former Director of Public Prosecution Keriako Tobiko was appointed Environment CS.
Cecily Kariuki was moved from Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs to head the Health Ministry.