A statement from the presidency and copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said his appointment formed part of President John Mahama's announcement at the Ho Forum on the Single Spine Salary Structure to strengthen the management of the NPRA and pensions management in the country.
It said new and key appointments would be made to the pension™s regulator in the coming weeks.
A Deputy Chief Executive of the NPRA, who until the appointment of Mr. Senanu was acting as CEO, Mr. Sam Pee Yalley has been penciled for an ambassadorial appointment.
In related development, President Mahama has also appointed hospitality expert Samuel Atta Mills as the Acting Managing Director of the Ghana Tourism Development Company (GTDC).
Mr Atta Mills worked for more than a decade in senior management positions in various tourism and hospitality companies in the United States.
Between 2009 and January 2012, Mr Atta Mills was an Aide to the President of the Republic of Ghana.
He holds a double major (first degree) in Accounting and Information Management Systems from the Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesse.
Mr Atta Mills, according to the statement, also has an MBA from the same University.