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Fireside Chat with Kenneth Oyolla from Nokia Corporation - East and Southern Africa

By Jessica Colaço
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  Published 24 Jan 2011
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Fireside Chat with Kenneth Oyolla from Nokia Corporation - East and Southern Africa

Kenneth Oyolla is the General Manager of Nokia Corporation for East and Southern Africa, a role he has held for the past 5 months. In this role Kenneth is responsible for leadership and management of all Nokia activities in the markets that fall within this region which are Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Mozambique and Rwanda.

In his current role, Kenneth became the first African ever for Nokia to hold this position and paving the way for many more to come. Prior to taking over the role of General Manager, Kenneth was the Head of Sales for Nokia for the past three years where he was responsible for leading the Sales function in delivering outstanding results and building of the Nokia distribution infrastructure in East & Southern Africa

The Nokia team that Kenneth leads has its Head Office in Nairobi with several multinational and multicultural teams sitting in each of the markets and covering all critical functions, typical of any multinational i.e. Finance, Sales, Marketing, Logistics, and Retail Operations.

In Nokia, Kenneth is passionate about leaving a lasting legacy in Africa by positively impacting the lives of the millions of Nokia consumers through devices and mobile solutions that leave a positive mark in their lives.

Join us this Thursday the 27th of January 2011 from 6.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. as we listen to him about his journey through the corporate world.Kindly RSVP here.

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