NAIROBI – SAP Africa has today announced the appointment of Dr Gilbert Saggia as its new Managing Director in East Africa.
He takes over from Ashley Boag.
Prior to his most recent position as Kenya Country Managing Director at Oracle, Saggia was Regional Manager: East Africa at Cisco Systems, and gained international experience during his tenure as Sales Solutions Manager at Siemens in Belgium.
The Kenyan-born Saggia says as one of the leading technology companies driving innovation and digital ransformation across the African continent,
SAP Africa is a playing a vital role in unlocking the continent’s economic potential.
He says SAP’s groundbreaking work in various industries, paired with its revolutionary Digital Platform and pan-African skills development initiatives, only served as validation of its commitment to the success and prosperity of the continent and all its citizens.
“I look forward to working with the regional team to create an ecosystem that drives growth across all our business sectors,” says.
Brett Parker, Managing Director at SAP Africa, says Saggia’s appointment is timely as the company drives its digital transformation agenda across the East African region.
Saggia’s experience and skills in championing digital transformation in the public and private sectors, especially in healthcare, as well as his experience with cloud technologies perfectly complement SAP ambitions in the region.
“We look forward to seeing how he shapes and leads our vision, strategy, and execution in East Africa, and enhances the value we bring to our customers’ businesses,” says Parker.
– CAJ News