Allan O.

Summary

As a natural relationship builder, I am equipped with the vision and purpose to drive organizational change and am able to adapt positively to any challenges that arise both personally and professionally.
I am a self-starter who is goal-driven, dynamic and passionate in my dealings with people and business. I am an excellent communicator and networker with well-developed interpersonal skills. I have the ability to form trusted relationships with subordinates, clients as well as superiors.
I am currently seeking a position within a well-established company where my skills will be of value as well as reach career advancement.

Experience

Vice President Sales and Marketing - Sub Sahara Africa
BSH Home Appliances Group
South Africa
July-2016 - Present

Head of Bosch Sales & Marketing for Sub-Sahara Africa and South Africa, reporting directly to Head of RTC Region and Chief Markets Officer (CMO) in Turkey.
Board Member for the South Africa Subsidiary - BSH Home Appliances (Pty).
The role executes all in market activities to deliver the P&L and market shares according to business plan, manages all local customer (Partner) relationships in Sub Sahara Africa, and localizing global strategy to achieve business development & increase the market share goals. Directly responsible for all Sales, Marketing, Customer service & Supply chain in the Sub region and coordination of the work of CEO of South Africa.

Director Consumer Elecronics and Home Applinaces
Samsung East And Central Africa
Kenya
November-2010 - June-2016

Business leader in charge of the Marketing Subsidiary’s Local Strategic business direction and management for Consumer Electronics & Home Appliances (TVs/Refrigerators/Cookers/ Washing Machines/Dishwashers & Air Conditioners). Responsible for Local P & L, Business development, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain management & people Capability development.

Region Key Accounts Manager
Nestle Equatorial African Region
Kenya
April-2009 - November-2010

Head of Nestle Region Key Accounts management. Reporting directly to the Head of Region Sales.
Established and built the regions Local / country Key Accounts Management teams in collaboration with the country mangers in East Central & Southern African countries.
Developed old accounts and recruited new ones mainly Modern retail Chains and Buying Groups through joint customer business planning process.
Product Categories covered- baby foods, dairy products, coffee & beverages, breakfast cereals, seasonings and confectionery.

Operations MArketing Manager
Coca-Cola East And Central Africa Business Unit
Kenya
January-2001 - March-2009

Responsible for Implementing Coca-Cola Operations and marketing, strategy to assigned bottlers in East and Central Africa. Provided leadership and co-ordination across the Supply Chain to achieve the geographic location’s volume and share objectives through leading the development and the execution of the Bottler Business Plan.

Education

Master of Philosophy in Corporate Strategy (MPhil CS)
Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria
South Africa
January-2020 - Present

MPhil (CS) develops leading edge knowledge to help gain a deep understanding on how organisations need to react timeously to rapidly changing business environments, digital disruption and fast changing business models.

Masters in Busines Management
Washington International university
United States
July-2008 - September-2009