Networking corporation CISCO’s newest Country Leader and Regional Manager for East Africa is Sally Kimeu. She will be tasked with inspiring sales and market expansion in the organization, which serves 10 countries in the region, including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Somalia. Ms. Kimeu will also articulate CISCO’s business value to customers, workers, and stakeholders.
Sally Kimeu has been serving as the organization’s Strategic Business Manager for the UN in Egypt, as well as East and Southern Africa. Prior to joining the American company, she served as an Enterprise Sales Manager at a System Integrator and Relationship Manager for two ISP organizations for 6 years.
Earlier, she had volunteered as a sub-contractor for the UN WFP Extended School Feeding program.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Moi University, as well as a Management of Information Systems certificate from Strathmore University.
“I look forward to the opportunity and responsibility the new role presents. East Africa provides Cisco 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,” said the new Country Leader Sally Kimeu.
“Cisco has a 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 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 digitization,” added Clayton Naidoo, General Manager, Cisco Sub Saharan Africa.