05 September 2017
| Natalie Bannerman
SEACOM has named Tonny Tugee as head of its newly formed SEACOM Business in Kenya and its service provider division for east Africa.
In this new role, Tugee will lead a
team of ICT staff with the goal of increasing uptake of
SEACOM’s connectivity and cloud services in the
region. Also, as regional head of sales for Kenya, Uganda, and
Rwanda, Tugee will have strategic and operational sales
oversight over SEACOM’s business across East
Tugee holds a master’s degree in business
administration from the University of Nairobi and joins from
Safaricom, where he held the role of head of enterprise sales
and retention. There he led the team charged with growing and
retaining revenues in the business-to-business,
business-to-government and wholesale environment.
Bryon Clatterbuck, CEO of SEACOM, commented on the new
appointment: "SEACOM Business will deliver fast, reliable
connectivity and high-quality cloud services to Kenyan
organizations." He said Tugee "has the intimate knowledge of
the Kenyan telecom market and the leadership skills we require
to deliver the exceptional customer experience that East
African enterprises deserve from their telecom partners."