Cisco announced on Tuesday, 22 October 2019, that it has officially appointed Sally Kimeu as Country Leader and Regional Manager for its East Africa operations in 10 countries including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Djibouti, South Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea.
“Cisco has a longstanding culture of incubating our talent and Sally’s appointment is proof. Sally has been with Cisco for twelve years having held various roles. She will lead a team charged with advancing Cisco’s robust innovation and technology transformation agenda in East Africa. She will also serve as a member of the Cisco Sub Saharan leadership team that I lead. I am excited about her new appointment because of her passion for making an impact and driving transformation through digitisation,” says Clayton Naidoo, GM at Cisco Sub Saharan Africa
According to the company, Sally will lead the Cisco East Africa team by inspiring sales growth and market expansion while articulating Cisco’s business value to customers, partners, employees and stakeholders.
“I look forward to the opportunity and responsibility that the new role presents. East Africa provides Cisco with a great market opportunity and I look forward to sharing Cisco’s expansive portfolio of solutions that we can offer our customers through their digitization journey,” says Kimeu.
Before joining Cisco, Kimeu spent 6 years as an Enterprise Sales Manager at a System Integrator and Relationship Manager for two ISP Organisations. She graduated from Moi University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Strathmore University where she studied Management of Information Systems.
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