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Microsoft Has Appointed Phillis Migwi As Country Manager For Kenya

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International technology behemoth Microsoft has appointed Phyllis Migwi as the Country Manager for Kenya. Kendi Ntwiga, who left for a position as the Global Head of Misrepresentation at Meta, is replaced by her.

According to Microsoft, Migwi is dedicated to delivering successful business models, growth strategies, and ecosystem value development.

Wael Elkabbany, general manager of the Microsoft Africa Regional Cluster, said, “I am thrilled 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. As a strong advocate of Africa’s potential, I believe that Phyllis is a critical addition in unlocking the unique opportunities on the continent.”

According to Microsoft, over the past 20 years, Phyllis has promoted technical progress as a corporate accelerator and leader.

She now possesses knowledge in branding, marketing, program management, and leadership in operations and strategy.

Before joining Microsoft, Phyllis served as IBM’s Regional Hybrid Cloud & AI Leader-Africa Growth Market. In addition, she has held senior positions in North America, Europe, Africa, and India’s information technology and fast-moving consumer goods sectors.

She holds an MBA from Hult International Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Catholic University of East Africa. “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 Phyllis.

Microsoft is one of the largest employers in Kenya. With a recruiting spree, it has attracted some of the greatest software engineering talent in the country.

Other significant companies with innovation centres in Kenya have also followed the approach, notably Google.

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