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Cisco appoints new East African CEO

Kenya , 01 Oct 2015

Cisco appoints new East African CEO

Cisco has appointed David Bunei as General Manager for East Africa and will oversee operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

Bunei joined Cisco in 2006 as a Systems Engineer. He was involved in designing and supporting large transformational projects across Africa. In 2013 Bunei lead the Cisco's Commercial Business in East Africa.

Cisco is banking on Bunei's 15 years experience in ICT across Africa. As General Manager, Bunei will be responsible for leading the sales operation for Cisco in East Africa and push Cisco's Internet of Everything in the region.

"With the technology market currently growing at an exponential pace and public as well private sector organisations in East Africa playing such an important role in helping to foster and develop the opportunities that are being created, Cisco is committed to working with and supporting our customers in East Africa, as they embrace the digital era and I look forward to being part of it," Bunei said.

"I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead this dynamic, innovative region and support our customer and partner ecosystem to take Cisco's focus and investment to the next level."

David Meads, who is the vice president for Africa, welcomed the new appointment for East Africa.

"Africa stands at the doorstep of opportunity and our goal at Cisco is to support African country transformation through the build out of life-changing networks. Ultimately, we want to enable citizens, countries and organisations in Africa to be more productive through the adoption and wider use of technology," Meads said in a statement.

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