Toshiba has appointed Erick Njuguna as Country Manager to lead its local operations. Njuguna’s primary mission will be to accelerate the Toshiba’s sales growth and market share in Kenya in support of the country’s growing status as a hub of African ICT innovation and leadership.
His responsibilities will include driving and managing relationships with key corporate clients, distributors and resellers; as well as overseeing sales and marketing for the Toshiba brand and its range of products in Kenya.
Headquartered in Nairobi, Njuguna will also support Toshiba’s business across the rest of the East African region, particularly in its main markets of Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Prior to joining Toshiba, Njuguna held many key leadership positions and most recently was at Madison Insurance as a sales manager for nationwide branches and previously at Airtel.
Toshiba digital products includes LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators and elevators; and home appliances.
[pullquote]Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion)[/pullquote]