IBM Appoints Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh As First Female Regional Head For Africa

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh appointed by IBM as First Female Regional Head Of Africa [image via Twitter/JimohAngela]

Technology giant IBM Corporation has appointed Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh Regional Head for North, East and West Africa where she will be responsible for IBM operations in over 40 countries in Africa including Morocco, Nigeria, Kenya, Senegal, Uganda, Ghana and Tunisia.

Before her appointment, Ms Kyerematen-Jimoh was Chief of Staff to the Senior Vice President in charge of Global Markets and Sales in IBM’s corporate headquarters in New York.

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh [image via Twitter/JimohAngela]

Ms Kyerematen-Jimoh who was previously Country Manager for Ghana, joined IBM in 2011 as Marketing Manager for the West Africa Market Segment and rose through the ranks to become the Strategy Leader for Central East and West Africa.

Prior to joining IBM, Ms Kyerematen-Jimoh worked in banking, for UBS Investment Bank & ABN AMRO in London and GT Bank Ghana.

Ms Kyerematen-Jimoh’s appointment marks another first in her career. She was IBM’s first female country head and becomes the first woman and first African to be appointed Regional Head in Africa.

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh [image via Twitter/JimohAngela]

This is a true testament to IBM’s unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion.

She has been named one of Africa’s most influential women by Avance Media.

Her awards include the US African Women Forum’s Global Impact Leadership Award and the prestigious African Achievers Awards for Excellence in Business.

A mother of two boys, Ms. Kyerematen-Jimoh is an alumna of Harvard Business School.

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source: Prince Akpah

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