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IBM announces another strategic change in Africa leadership

By , ITWeb
Africa , 16 Jul 2020
Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh, newly appointed General Manager for IBM North, East and West Africa.
Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh, newly appointed General Manager for IBM North, East and West Africa.

IBM has appointed Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh as General Manager for IBM North, East and West Africa. She succeeds Tejas Mehta, who will be moving back to United States taking up a new role at IBM.

According to a statement released by the company, Kyerematen-Jimoh will be responsible for IBM’s business in North, East and West Africa. She brings to this role more than 20 years of extensive local and global experience working in the financial services and information technology industries in Africa and Europe.

“Angela just returned to the region after completing a global assignment at IBM’s headquarters in the United States,” reads the statement.

According to IBM prior to that, she held diversified leadership roles including being the General Manager for IBM Ghana making her the first female Country General Manager for IBM in Africa.

She helped expand IBM’s footprint and led client conversations around our key strategic imperatives in Ghana.

Angela holds a BA in Marketing and French from London Metropolitan University and is an alumna of Harvard Business School.

Caroline Mukiira, newly appointed General Manager of IBM East Africa.
Caroline Mukiira, newly appointed General Manager of IBM East Africa.

In early July 2020, IBM East Africa announced the appointment of Caroline Mukiira as General Manager after Nik Nesbitt left the company to pursue other endeavours.

Mukiira will be responsible for sales, marketing, services and global delivery operations.

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