AccessKenya appoints Kris Senanu as Deputy CEO to drive its expansion ambition

Leading Corporate Internet and IT Solutions Provider AccessKenya Group has appointed Kris Senanu as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He will have a dual role and retain his current position of Managing Director of AccessKenya’s internet business. His added responsibilities will include driving AccessKenya’s go-to-market strategy and the company’s regional expansion. According to Jonathan Somen, AccessKenya’s Group Managing Director and CEO,“Senanu has great experience and skills to lead this expansion, our goal is to maintain our position as the leading provider of Corporate Internet and IT Solutions as we push forward with our strategic growth,” he said.

Senanu has over 20 years in the telecommunications and internet service industry, of which the last 13 years have been with AccessKenya. In August 2013, AccessKenya was acquired by Dimension Data, the USD 5.8 billion global solutions and services provider, for KES3.052 billion. At the time Dimension Data said that the acquisition of AccessKenya was in line with Dimension Data’s goal to pursue a strategy of expansion in subSaharan Africa.

“In addition to reviewing and evaluating the market for suitable opportunities that can enhance our business model; we are looking at new products to meet customer demand. We are also extending our fibre cable in Nairobi and the city limits, as well as in the Northern and Southern Coast of Kenya.” Commented Somen.

The network rollout includes wireless service expansion throughout the country which is expected to bring 15 new Counties onto AccessKenya’s wireless, metro and national fibre infrastructure this year.


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