Kenya Data Networks names new CEO
GUINEABy BiztechAfrica - Nov. 2, 2011, 8:55 a.m.
Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) has announced the appointment of Shahab Meshki as CEO of Altech Kenya Data Networks (KDN).
KDN says Meshki, with over 20 years of experience in the ICT sector, brings a wealth of global management experience and expertise in the convergence of IT and telecommunication services.
Meshki began his career with the Siemens AG (Germany) Automation Division. In 1995 he moved to Cisco and in 2002, he moved with his family to Kenya to establish Cisco's presence in East Africa.
As general manager for Cisco in East Africa until October 2011, he was responsible for running the sales operation in Kenya focusing on key accounts in the corporate, government and service provider markets of the East African region.
Meshki will report to Tim Ellis, Altech group executive: converged services, and will be responsible for creating the vision, business architecture and go-to-market strategy for KDN.
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