Microsoft Corporation has appointed Phyllis Migwi as its new Country Manager for Kenya.
While welcoming Migwi to the Microsoft Africa Regional Cluster team, Africa Regional Cluster General Manager Wael Elkabbany expressed her confidence in Migwi in helping the company scale partner and customer impact through the value of Microsoft Cloud.
“I am delighted to welcome Phyllis to the Microsoft Africa Regional Cluster team as the new Kenya Country Manager. I am confident that her extensive experience in technology in Africa will help us scale partner and customer business impact through the value of Microsoft Cloud,” Elkabbany said.
The General Manager further noted Migwi is a critical addition to the company.
“As a strong advocate of Africa’s potential, I believe that Phyllis is a critical addition to unlocking the unique opportunities on the continent,” said Elkabbany.
While accepting her appointment, Migwi said she was thrilled at the opportunity to play her part in Africa’s economic growth and develop leaders who will overcome challenges.
“I am thrilled at the opportunity to play my part in Africa’s economic growth story. To position Microsoft as the premier partner for that growth, while developing the leaders who will overcome present challenges and build memorials for the future,” said Migwi.
Migwi will replace Kendi Nderitu, who left Microsoft to join Meta, which is Facebook’s parent company.
She will be responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships across the company’s subsidiaries, and regional sales and marketing departments.
Migwi has served as the Regional Hybrid Cloud and AI Leader-Africa Growth Market at IBM before joining Microsoft.
She has a wealth of experience that spans over two decades of driving growth in the tech sector.
MIgwi is an MBA holder from Hult International Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Catholic University of East Africa.