Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based tech company, Hitachi Limited, has appointed Wycliffe Selebwa as its East Africa Regional Director.
Selebwa will be tasked as the company’s Regional Director, with working together with sales teams and other stakeholders to push additional revenue and market share in East Africa. He will also play an important part in helping clients to leverage Hitachi Vantara’s broad portfolio of solutions to influence business outcomes.
“This is an important chapter in Hitachi Vantara’s development as it strategically aligns its operations and strengthens its technology and Internet of Things (IoT) offerings, and we are confident that Wycliffe will be a valuable addition to the business as it moves forward,” Alexander Jenewein, the company’s General Manager and Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa said.
Before joining Hitachi Vantara, Selebwa worked at Oracle, a Kenya based Comapany, as a Business Developer. Before this, he headed up Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure sales team for almost five years. His 15 years of experience in the technology industry also includes a seven-year stint as Managing Director and Enterprise Business Lead at Hewlett Packard as well as two years managing Distribution for Microsoft in Southern and Eastern Africa.
“I am extremely excited to take on this new role with Hitachi Vantara and look forward to driving consistent and sustainable growth and profitability within the region,” he said in a statement issued on December 7th, 2017.
“By focusing on helping customers to reap the full benefits of Hitachi’s entire solutions portfolio, I believe we can help them to exceed the expectations of both their customers and stakeholders. The East Africa market boasts of tremendous growth in the IT space with all the vendors fighting for significant market share and growing their customer bases. Hitachi will capitalize on its broad products and solution portfolio to stay ahead of the pack,” Selebwa added.