Microsoft Nigeria, has named the managing director of Infographics, a Lagos-based software company and partner of Microsoft, Mr. Chinenye Mba-Uzo-ukwu as its new country manager.
His emergence follows the resignation and subsequent appoint of immediate past country manager of Microsoft Nigeria, Mr. Gerald Ilukwe as the Managing Director, Galaxy Backbone last September.
Confirming this development, Public Relations & Events Manager at Microsoft Nigeria, Ms Ndidiamaka Victoria Uwadoka, said that they were excited over the completion of the selection process of which Mr. Mba-Uzoukwu came top.
According to her, plans are underway for a formal media introduction when he resumes expectedly on February 1, 2007.
“We have finally selected a Country Manager. Indeed we’re really excited to have Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu of Infographics. We will formally introduce him to you as soon as he resumes,” she said.
Mr. Mba-Uzoukwu, who was until his appointment the chief executive/managing director of InfoGraphics Nigeria Limited, which was incorporated in 1992 as a multimedia company to pioneer first-rate multimedia authoring, development and allied services.
He led the company into re-positioning as a leading edge creative design firm using state-of-the-art technology to develop integrated communications programmes.
Microsoft entered into the Nigeria’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market six years ago following its local incorporation.
Currently having about 20 employees, Microsoft Nigeria’s functions focuses on driving sales of software solution by developing and managing the channel alongside improved customers and partners experience in Nigeria and Ghana.
It has some key partners in the country including :Infosoft/Infographics, CIS Ghana, IPMC Ghana, ATDS, DCK, Bitrax-Axxent among others, while its customers cut across the Federal Government of Nigeria, MTN Communications Nigeria, Ghana Telecoms, ADB Bank Ghana, UBA Plc, Vmobile Nigeria, NLNG Limited, Zinox Technologies, Omatek Computers Limited to name a few.
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