Cisco appoints Sally Kimeu Country Leader for Kenya and Regional Manager East Africa

EAST AFRICA – Networking corporation Cisco has appointed Sally Kimeu as the new Country Leader and Regional Manager for East Africa. She will be tasked with inspiring sales and market expansion in the organization. Clayton Naidoo, General Manager, Cisco Sub Saharan Africa, said; “Cisco has longstanding culture of incubating our own talent and Sally’s appointment is proof. Sally has been with Cisco for twelve years having held various roles. “She will lead a team charges with advancing Cisco’s robust innovation and technology transformation agenda in East Africa. She will also…

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Cisco, ITU look to boost skills in Africa to bridge the digital divide

AFRICA – Global networking solutions, Cisco and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have joined forces to tackle the digital skills gap, and Africa has been named as one of regions in which to kick-start this initiative. According to It Web, Cisco and ITU plan to work with a network of institutions to run digital skills training programmes in specific tech areas through what they refer to as Digital Transformation Centres. ITU secretary-general Houlin Zhao said: “We are proud to partner with Cisco to enhance digital literacy.  “We call on governments,…

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Cisco appoints insider Garsen Naidu as new manager for South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Networking solutions company Cisco has appointed Garsen Naidu as country manager for its South African operations. In a statement, Cisco states Naidu has been with the company for eight years, with his most recent position being head of the partner and system engineering organisations for Sub-Saharan Africa. Clayton Naidoo, General Manager of Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco, said, “Garsen has led our Partner and System Engineering division for two years now, with a sales team that is focused on unearthing partnerships that enhance the digital transformation journeys of…

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Cisco invests US$9.49m to support South Africa digitisation

SOUTH AFRICA – Cisco, a US-based networking solution giant, announced a US$9.49 million investment to support the digitisation of SA. Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) initiative is a global programme aimed at accelerating national digitisation agendas to support job creation, innovation, and help drive economic growth and sustainable and equitable communities. The investment focuses on job creation through Cisco incubation centres, skills and talent development as well as national cyber security. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, the Minister of communications and digital technologies sand Clayton Naidoo, general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco,…

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