Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh has joined Microsoft as the Strategic Partnership Lead for Africa at the newly formed Africa Transformation Office (ATO).
In this new role, She will focus on leading Microsoft’s ATO strategic partnerships with governments, financial institutions, telecommunication operators, multinationals and international organizations across the African continent.
Before transitioning to Microsoft, Angela, who has over 20 years of experience of work in finance and tech in Africa and Europe, was the Regional General Manager for IBM North, East and West Africa where she led the organisation’s business and strategy.
During her 11 years stint at IBM, she held different leadership positions including that of Chief of Staff to the Senior Vice President of Global Markets and Sales. She was also appointed General Manager of IBM Ghana in 2015 becoming its first female General Manager in Africa.
Prior to joining IBM, the experienced marketer previous roles include Marketing Manager London and North Europe for French software company GL Trade and Marketing Manager in London for ABN Amro and UBS Investment Bank.
Angela has also served as Head of Prestige Banking at UBA Ghana and Group Head, Consumer Banking at Guaranty Trust Bank Ghana.
She holds a BA in Marketing and French from London Metropolitan University and has completed a Leadership Development Programme at Harvard Business School.
Angela is a recipient of many awards including the US African Women Forum’s Global Impact Leadership Award, and African Achievers Awards for Excellence in Business among others.