There’s been a gap in the GM quarters at Nokia since Kenneth Oyolla who now heads Global Market Activation at Nokia based in London left in early 2012. We finally managed to get in touch with the guy who set out to fill Ken’s big shoes and had a chat with him on his views on the market currently as well as his vision for East Africa from a Nokia standpoint. His name is Bruce Howe, and here is his story:
Juuchini: Background in Education and Nationality?
Bruce Howe: I’m from New Zealand although I do think of myself more as a Global Citizen. This is mostly because I have lived and worked across India, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa. My background is in Marketing and management. I graduated University of Auckland, New Zealand, with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.
Juuchini: Where were you before you came to Kenya? What were you doing there?
Bruce Howe: Prior to this role, I was Director of Portfolio, Business Planning and Consumer Insights for Nokia Middle East and Africa, based out of Johannesburg South Africa. That basically means I managed teams across Johannesburg and Dubai with key focus on Read more »
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